Archive for Drugging Women

Naomi Judd Opens Up About Battle With ‘Life-Threatening’ Depression — (ABC News)
SSRI Ed note: Popular oountry singer, long-time user of every type of antidepressant, none help,, blames "treatment resistant" depression, dies by suicide.
Saying No to Antidepressants: Reasons to Avoid Antidepressants — (A Mind of Your Own by Kelly Brogan, MD )
SSRI Ed note: Psychiatrist spells out the truth about antidepressants, they are dangerous, unhelpful, misrepresented and they can make you a patient for life.
Tragedy of mum who took her own life after lockdown left her isolated and scared to go outside — (Manchester Evening News)
SSRI Ed note: Woman who takes antidepressants since relationship breakdown becomes apathetic, fearful, suicidal, makes 2 suicide attempts, 2nd succeeds. COVID blamed.
NYC mom in suicide plunge that killed daughter was weaning off medication — (The New York Post)
SSRI Ed note: Loving mom given Trazodone, Klonapin, sleep aid following marriage breakdown hates drug effects, tries to wean off, dies in murder-suicide with daughter, 5.
‘SHE LOOKED NORMAL’ Mom said ‘he’s out of his misery’ after ‘stabbing and drowning five-year-old son’, her husband reveals — (The U.S. Sun)
SSRI Ed note: "Sweetest mother"stops her meds for "mental health issues", becomes agitated, aggressive, stabs and drowns her 5-yr-old son. Withdrawal not suspected.
Dylan Freeman inquest hears mother called friend to admit killing — (The Guardian)
SSRI Ed note: Loving mom of disabled boy prescribed antidepressants, she becomes psychotic, kills him shortly after, confined to hospital. COVID lockdown blamed, not meds.
Medication made mother an addict’- family of woman who died by suicide — (Irish Examiner)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on sleeping pills, antidepressants and opiates (no physical cause for pain) becomes addicted, inactive, dies by suicide.
Mother with post-natal depression admits smothering three-month-old baby to death — (The Evening Standard)
SSRI Ed note: New mom diagnosed PPD, prescribed antidepressant, becomes suicidal, overdoses, serious thought disturbance, kills baby to "stop her suffering", baby was fine.
Fears as common anti-depressant sertraline linked to two deaths — (The Birmingham Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Sertraline can kill in more ways than suicide, especially non-metabolizers. It killed a healthy young man and a new mom, but The System does not blame the med.
Heartbreaking suicide note of mum-of-four who died in post natal depression tragedy — (The Mirror)
SSRI Ed note: Woman prescribed citalopram after birth of 4th child subsequently splits with partner, attempts suicide, later hangs herself.
Mother in San Jose murder-suicide struggled with depression; Woman had left job to seek treatment last year — (The Mercury News)
SSRI Ed note: "Doting" mother takes antidepressants, feels "loopy", gives up job, gets worse, finally kills sons 4 and 7 and self in murder-suicide. Mental illness blamed.
TRAGIC MUM  Beautician, 30, hanged herself after post-natal depression made her wrongly fear social services would take her newborn away — (The Sun)
SSRI Ed note: Happily married, excited but tired new mom given antidepressants develops odd ideas, anxiety increases, she dies by suicide.
Selma Blair pours heart out about battling alcoholism and depression — and hoping to land good roles again — (Yahoo Entertainment)
SSRI Ed note: Actress taking medication for "four years of postpartum depression" and “crippling anxiety" drinks on airplane, has meltdown, has to be carried off.
Police: Mom kills husband, two sons before shooting herself at upscale resort — (WYFF 4)
SSRI Ed note: "Depressed" Mum, pillar of church, gets treatment from pysch ward, shoots and kills husband, two sons and herself. No motive. Depression blamed.
Woman with postnatal depression who killed herself ‘let down by NHS’ — (The Guardian)
SSRI Ed note: Young mum prescribed antidepressants feels life has lost colour, makes "multiple attempts to kill herself", finally dies by suicide, Depression blamed.
Mother of three, 34, who struggled to sleep at night accidentally killed herself with a cocktail of prescription pills after ‘living a game of chemical Russian roulette’ — (The Daily Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Young mum on many pills dies after taking a large, toxic combination. Coroner rules death was accidental.
Pregnant mum with depression hanged herself weeks before birth, telling husband in note: ‘Don’t come in, I’m sorry’ — (The Mirror)
SSRI Ed note: Woman given antidepressants after birth of first baby attempts suicide several times, meds continued, hangs herself in second pregnancy.
1 in 6 US adults say they have taken psychiatric drugs, report says — (The Bennington Banner)
SSRI Ed note: Study finds that 12% of Americans - more than 1 in 8 - over age 18 are on antidepressants, most of them long term.
A Mother’s Very, Very Worst Nightmare — (Mad In America)
SSRI Ed note: Another victim of a zolpidem (Ambien) - SSRI combo. Mom gets it with Zoloft and Wellbutrin, becomes delirious, murders daughter, attempts suicide, no memory.
Tragic end: Missing mom Florence Leung found dead — (CTV)
SSRI Ed note: New mom, a nurse, given antidepressants, dies by suicide.
Former doctor testifies in Lypps trial: Alleged murder victim was ‘out of control’ — (The San Luis Obispo Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Depressed woman taking Effexor, possible withdrawal from Wellbutrin, Abilify, Klonopin, dies in bathtub. Husband charged with murder, acquitted.
Mum of teen killed by his drug-addict dad died from accidental overdose — (The Manchester Evening News)
SSRI Ed note: Woman grieving for dead son prescribed cocktail of medications including diazepam, duloxetine (Cymbalta), quetiapin, drinks, dies of overdose.
Questions over care of mentally ill woman who stabbed Wellington man to death — (The Dominion Post)
SSRI Ed note: Diagnosed woman forced to take psych drugs she does not want becomes violent, stabs a man to death, Mental illness, not medication pattern, gets blame.
Detectives: Olympia mom slashed her children’s throats because she wanted them to stop crying — (Q13 Fox)
SSRI Ed note: "Loving", "giving" mother on medication for postpartum depression has 2 glasses of wine and slits the throats of her 3 children. Alcohol is blamed.
Woman killed husband, infant before committing suicide — (The Bozeman Chronicle)
SSRI Ed note: Woman "battling" post partum depression (this almost certainly refers to medication) kills husband, baby son, and herself.
Husband opens up about late wife’s battle with PPD — (WoodTV8)
SSRI Ed note: Woman taking medication for depression appears to attempt murder-suicide. She dies, her 2 small children survive.
Antidepressants Linked to Bone Fractures in Menopausal Women – Shorter treatment duration may lower risk, investigators found — (Medpage Today)
SSRI Ed note: Study in the journal "Injury Prevention" shows women who take SSRIs to treat menopausal symptoms 76% more likely to suffer a bone fracture/break.
Gaule is prime example of Shafer’s criminal behavior — (The Las Vegas Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Corrupt Public Guardian gives woman Effexor, Paxil, other psych meds so she is "incapacitated", "incoherent". Motives different but physicians do this too.
The Secret Sadness of Pregnancy With Depression – Pregnant women often fear taking the antidepressants they rely on. But not treating their mental illness can be just as dangerous — (New York Times Magazine)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants (that did not cure her depression) stops when pregnant, develops irrational ideas, re-starts the A/D, jumps to here death 1 mo later.
8 Women Share What Happened When Antidepressants Killed Their Sex Drive — (The Huffington Post)
SSRI Ed note: Physician urges women to stay on SSRIs despite killing their sex drive. Invokes myth that takers are happier, ignores the many serious SSRI negative effects.
Appeal of Court Termination of Parental Rights — (Justia.com)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on Prozac, Buspar, Trazodone is "not capable of caring for herself, much less a child", loses custody of daughter.
Reader's Letter — (SSRI Stories)
Mental health care system failed ‘low-risk’ suicide mother of two — (The Gloucestershire Review)
SSRI Ed note: Woman prescribed Prozac (fluoxetine) becomes suicidal, dies by suicide. Psychiatrist denies med a factor.
Expectant mothers taking antidepressants are ‘more likely to have a child with autism’, say scientists — (Daily Mail)
A mum guilty of infanticide after killing her baby girl and injuring the child’s twin has avoided jail — (Melbourne Herald Sun)
SSRI Ed note: Suicidal postpartum woman treated for depression drowns one twin girl, disables the other. She remains on antidepressants.
Research confirms antidepressant-autism link — (WND)
Janice Borner and Ian Mathewson died in suicide pact ‘enabled by excessive medication repeatedly prescribed in error’ — (Cambridge News)
LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES v. Heidi S. — (COURT OF APPEAL OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on Wellbutrin, Zoloft, Seroquel for postpartum depression takes baby to park, drinks, becomes severely intoxicated, loses custody of son.
The many faces of bipolar disorder — (Digital Journal)
SSRI Ed note: Mum on antidepressants diagnosed bipolar (likely an A/D side effect), becomes suicidal, tries to stop meds, seeks help, shoots & kills 3 daughters and self.
Nearly 7 in 10 Americans Take Prescription Drugs, Mayo Clinic, Olmsted Medical Center Find — (Mayo Clinic News Network)
Mother dead, one-year-old stable after eight story plunge from Harlem apartment — (New York Post)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on medication for postpartum depression writes incomprehensible 7-page suicide note, jumps from 8th floor window to her death.
Canada’s first class-action lawsuit involving birth defects allegedly caused by anti-depressents gets green light — (Maclean’s)
THE DEATH OF FRANCES MCKEOWN — (Report By The Prisoner Ombudsmanfor Northern Ireland)
SSRI Ed note: Suicidal prisoner on Prozac has violent thoughts, takes Trazodone, commits suicide.
Thousands of pregnant women at risk from antidepressants, doctors warn — (The Telegraph)
Celexa & Women's Libido — (Topix.com)
Why are more women depressed? Is this a real epidemic – or the result of cynical marketing by drug giants? — (Daily Mail)
The Catch-22 of Antidepressants — (Huffington Post)
Two Cases of Babies Dying Whose Mother Took Effexor During Pregnancy — (Kamloops This Week)
Ex-nurse feared she wasn’t the perfect mum, so she smothered her sons and hanged herself — (Daily Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Former nurse takes medication for anxiety, kills her kids and herself.
Link Between Birth Defects and Antidepressants Taken During Pregnancy Continues to Strengthen— (Benzinga)