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New Evidence that Antidepressants Are Causing an Epidemic of Violence — (ANH Natural Health)
SSRI Ed note: Antidepressants prescribed for many conditions that they cannot possibly alleviate. They are overused, and they cause violence. FDA oversight way too slack.
Common antidepressants ‘linked to increased risk of violent behaviour in young people’ — (Belfast Telegraph) Rx for violence? — (LA Times)
SSRI Ed note: Study shows antidepressants associated with violence, especially among young people. Study flawed because it counts period after discontinuance as drug-free.
Cumulative Use of Strong Anticholinergics and Incident Dementia: A Prospective Cohort Study — (JAMA Internal Medicine)
One Dose of Antidepressant Changes the Brain, Study Finds — (TIME)
Can what you eat affect your mental health? — (Alaska Dispatch News)
SSRI Ed note: Research explores the connection between depression, mental health and diet in different cultures. Woman cuts gluten and gets rid of depression.
Research confirms antidepressant-autism link — (WND)
Secret to Happiness Not So Simple, Scientists Say — (Arizona Public Media)
Takeda and Lundbeck announce FDA approval of Brintellix™ (vortioxetine) for treatment of adults with major depressive disorder — (Globe Newswire)
Suicide Lawyer Skip Simpson Comments on Link Between Antidepressants and Youth Suicide — (PRWEB)
New diagnostics firm asks: Can genes give clues about who’s at risk for antidepressant-related suicide and violence? — (MedCity News)
Living alone 'depressing': People left home alone 80% more likely to take anti-depressants — (Daily Mirror)
SSRIs, Periodic Limb Movements of Sleep Linked in Children — (Family Practice News)
Making Music Proves to Be Powerful Antidepressant — (Fox
Antidepressant Ineffective for Repetitive Behaviors in Autism—(Medpage today)
Brain changes may suggest suicide risk — (Nature)
SSRI Ed note: Research evidence that suicide is not caused by depression, and suicide and depression where SSRIs are involved not related, SSRIs increase risk.
The Promise of Precision Prescriptions – ‘Pharmacogenomics’ Also Raises Issues of Race, Privacy — (Washington Post)
Dramatic reversal in research on anxiety — (The Age)