Requiem for a Dream — (New Yorker Magazine)Thursday, May 12th, 2022SSRI Ed note: Doctor concocts eloborate, unnecessary theory to explain why people on antidepressants die by suicide. Blames ulerative colitis.
Elderly couple ‘happily married’ before dementia killing, report finds — (BBC News)Thursday, December 10th, 2020SSRI Ed note: Man happily married 50 yrs, is given citalopram by GP, causes alarming dreams, Loazepam substituted, he deteriorates, stabs wife to death. Dementia blamed.
Antidepressant Prescriptions, Including Tricyclics, Continue to Increase in Canadian Children — (Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology)Wednesday, July 29th, 2020SSRI Ed note: Research shows that antidepressant prescriptions to Canadian kids continue to grow - for imaginary disorders - despite no approval, no efficacy, & known harms.
Suicides increasing for ages 15-24 — (The Citizen of East Alabama)Wednesday, November 27th, 2019SSRI Ed note: Study finds females 10-19 catching up to males in rate of suicide, more by hanging & shooting. Rate for all teens growing. ADs, a major risk factor, ignored.
Mother with post-natal depression admits smothering three-month-old baby to death — (The Evening Standard)Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019SSRI Ed note: New mom diagnosed PPD, prescribed antidepressant, becomes suicidal, overdoses, serious thought disturbance, kills baby to "stop her suffering", baby was fine.
Mom charged with killing her twin daughters hoped for suicide-by-cop — (The New York Post)Friday, June 28th, 2019
For A-listers like Zach Galifianakis and Sarah Silverman, Stevens wasn’t just a friend, he was a comic savant, one of the few acts they would drop everything to watch — leaving them to wonder: Why did he take his own life just as his career was heating up? — (Hollywood Reporter)Thursday, June 20th, 2019SSRI Ed note: Successful comedian resumes taking "powerful" psych meds including Lexapro after a few months without them, hangs himself. Meds not suspected.
Fears as common anti-depressant sertraline linked to two deaths — (The Birmingham Mail)Monday, March 18th, 2019SSRI 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.
One Missouri family. Four generations of disability benefits. Will it continue? — (The Denver Post)Friday, June 2nd, 2017SSRI Ed note: % of US populatn has psychiatric diagnoses, paid to take drugs, live life of disability. Incentives to maximize # disabled in family. Human & economic tragedy.
Elizabeth Wettlaufer pleads guilty to all charges in killing of 8 seniors — (Global News)Thursday, June 1st, 2017SSRI Ed note: Nurse on antidepressants, neuroleptics, has periodic urges to kill people ("red surges"), acts on them, feels terrible guilt, turns herself in.
Husband Speaks Out About Postpartum Depression After Losing Wife — (ABC News)Tuesday, September 13th, 2016
The Pill That Steals Lives – One Woman’s Terrifying Journey to Discover the Truth About Antidepressants — (Amazon)Friday, September 2nd, 2016SSRI Ed note: Journalist experiences a terrifying SSRI-related ordeal, which inspires an episode on BBC's Panorama, to air in autumn, 2016.
Behind the Scenes at the NHSWednesday, August 31st, 2016SSRI Ed note: NHS clients on psychoactive drugs commit murder, take the blame even where medication responsible.
Trends and patterns of antidepressant use in children and adolescents from five western countries, 2005–2012 — (Journal of European Neuropsychopharmacology)Monday, February 8th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Despite lack of approval, lack of efficacy & known harms, antidepresant use for kids in Denmark, Germany, Netherlands, U.K, USA keeps growing, esp kids 10-14.
Driver enters no contest plea in Westland boy’s death — (Detroit Free Press)Wednesday, October 21st, 2015
Joseph Biegert Death Case Report — (Wisconsin Division of Criminal Investigation)Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015SSRI Ed note: Young man on several medications lives alone, is killed in altercation with the police when they come to check on him.
Opinion: My husband refused to believe he had bipolar disorder, and denial destroyed him — (The Journal.ie)Thursday, May 15th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Man loses job, has nervous breakdown, is diagnosed, given Paxil, gets worse, wife accepts he is bipolar, unknowingly works against his recovery. Typical.
Jury: Mother who strangled baby sane at time of murder — (KUSI News)Wednesday, March 5th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Woman from abusive family is anxious, depressed, suicidal, takes medication, strangles her 7-mo old baby and throws him out a window,
Matthew Warren, Son Of Evangelical Minister Rick Warren, Commits Suicide At Age 27 — (QueerTY)Sunday, April 7th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Son of anti-gay evangelist, possibly gay, treated for years by doctors and meds, dies by suicide. Mental illness blamed.
Anxious man took his own life in son's Bracknell home — (Bracknell News)Saturday, April 6th, 2013
‘Body in boot’ murder trial: Mental illness ‘could have been key’ — (Coventry Telegraph)Friday, November 16th, 2012SSRI Ed note: Suicidal man takes antidepressants, experiences delirium-psychosis, kills woman he lives with.
“I’m back on anti-depressants”, says Danielle Lloyd as she shows off her bottom on hols — (Daily Mirror)Tuesday, April 17th, 2012
Bride-to-be hanged herself at home before wedding — (Weston, Worle and Somerset Mercury)Saturday, March 31st, 2012SSRI Ed note: Happy, active woman diagnosed with MS becomes engaged, given neuroleptics and anti-depressants for wedding stress, hangs herself. MS diagnosis blamed.
Bupropion no "magic bullet" in post-MI smokers — (Medscape)Thursday, October 27th, 2011
A day in the life of a rock star wife — (Belfast Telegraph)Monday, September 19th, 2011
Combo of Paxil & Statin Drug Could Cause Diabetes: Almost 1 Million People Could Be EffectedMonday, July 25th, 2011
Serotonin Imbalance in Depressed People Does Not Exist: Journal ArticlesFriday, July 22nd, 2011
Patients Who Took A/D's More Likely to Relapse Than Those Unmedicated Depressed Patients: JournalWednesday, July 20th, 2011
A/D's Ineffective for Depression In Alzheimer's Patients: Meta-Analysis From AustraliaMonday, July 18th, 2011
Woman Brutally Attacks Neighbor Woman: Given 7 Months in JailThursday, July 7th, 2011
Many People Gain Considerable Weight on Depression MedsWednesday, July 6th, 2011
Up to 3.8 Times the Risk of Autism in Babies If Mothers Took SSRIs During Pregnancy: StudyMonday, July 4th, 2011
52 Year Old Man With No Criminal Record Steals Bag With 500 Pounds In ItThursday, June 30th, 2011
A/D's Lead to Mania Which Leads to Diagnosis of Bipolar: Former Editor of New United Kingdom J of MedicineWednesday, June 15th, 2011
Paulina Porizkova's Antidepressant Struggle — (Huffington Post)Wednesday, May 18th, 2011
Research Shows Widespread Use of Antidepressants May Explain Why Obesity Rates Have ClimbedSaturday, May 14th, 2011
Man Assaults Judge in Court: Throws Heavy Chair at Him: Three Day WithdrawalWednesday, May 11th, 2011
PTSD Patients Just as Likely to Commit Suicide While on Meds as with No Treatment at AllMonday, May 9th, 2011
Increased Risk of Stroke for Users of Depression Medications: American Psychiatric AssnMonday, May 2nd, 2011
Taking Two A/D's Does Not Benefit Patients But Increases Side-Effects: Star*D StudyMonday, May 2nd, 2011
Little Evidence that Psychiatric Medications Can Help PTSD: Stanford University StudySaturday, April 30th, 2011
Patients on A/D's Continue To Have Symptoms of Depression: Study at Southwestern Med CenterSaturday, April 23rd, 2011
SSRIs Cause Increased Risk of Ovarian & Breast Cancer: Meta-analysis: Bloomberg ReportingWednesday, April 6th, 2011
Man Suffers From Tremors & Parkinsonism: Zoloft Said to Be the CauseWednesday, April 6th, 2011
Increased Risk in Middle Aged Man For Heart Attacks Who Are On Meds For DepressionSaturday, April 2nd, 2011
Mania Can Be Triggered in Children by Depression MedsFriday, April 1st, 2011
Common Side Effects of Zoloft & All SSRIs is Insomnia & Limb Movement Disorder: Dr. R. RosenbergSunday, March 27th, 2011