Archive for Physical abuse

Former IU student charged in attack on Muslim woman gets 1 year on probation, Investigation determines attack not a hate crime — (The Herald Times)
SSRI Ed note: Teen taking stimulant + antidepressant drinks, violently attacks woman, is charged, has to leave university. Totally out of character.
Nice attack: What we know about Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel — (ABC News)
SSRI Ed note: Nice, France: man on antidepressants, not religious or a terrorist, kills more than 80 people with his truck on Bastille day. Police shoot and kill him.
Stittsville woman dies from injuries — (The Ottawa Citizen)
SSRI Ed note: Man takes antidepressants, marriage deteriorates, is abusive and suicidal, separation agreed, fatally beats wife with baseball bat then hangs himself.
Mountie admits hitting, burning son, tells court “I am living with the devil.”— (Metro News)
SSRI Ed note: Mountie on antidepressants charged with child abuse for multiple offenses. Clear suicidality, lack of judgement, lack of empathy.
Lawyers for Molly Martens make new claims in Corbett murder case — (
SSRI Ed note: Wife claims that husband on alcohol & Trazodone, attacked her in a rage, she + Dad killed him in self-defence. Jury rejects possibility, she gets 25 years.
Wife: Man who killed deputy made threats 2 days earlier — (Associated Press)
SSRI Ed note: Young father, normally a kind and responsible man, takes Paxil, is abusive and threatening to wife, gets killed in shootout with police.
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.
American tragedy: At least 50% of police shooting victims struggled with mental illness — (Daily Kos)
SSRI Ed note: Police officers too often feel justified in slaughtering people diagnosed with mental illness.
NY woman accused of killing autistic son with lethal cocktail of drugs stands Trial — (CNN/
SSRI Ed note: Woman on Xanax, Prozac, Ambien, Celebrex, Trexone, hydrocodone kills son in a very cruel way - forcing him to ingest drug mixture, he dies slowly, painfully.
Remy changes plea to guilty in stabbing death of girlfriend — (WCVB5)
SSRI Ed note: Man assaults, later kills his fiancee
Trempealeau Co. woman pleads not guilty in toddler’s death — (La Crosse Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants is abusive, poisons boyfriend's 22-mo-old daughter with Oxycodone and diphenydramine
Mother pleads guilty to burning son’s penis and nipples — (Digital Journal)
SSRI Ed note: Woman taking antidepressants tortures mentally challenged son, 18, with accomplices.
Hamby murder trial under way — (Anniston Star)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Klonapin and Prozac gets into physical fight with girlfriend and kills her.
Case of Daniel J. — (Superior Court of Los Angeles County)
Local will serve life sentence in murder — (Marietta Daily Journal)
SSRI Ed note: Three different SSRIs plus Ambien worsen the situation for a couple with problems, finally he bludgeons her and sets her on fire.
Tony McLernon Charged With Killing Pregnant Eystna Blunnie And Her Unborn Child — (The Huffington Post)
SSRI Ed note: Man in mental health services since age of 8, medicated, drinks, is abusive and violent. Given antidepressants, murders pregnant girlfriend shortly after.
Man who threw a bin at his girlfriend jailed — (Plymouth Herald)
Dela Rosa statement played for jury in toddler death case — (Washington Post)
SSRI Ed note: Mom in antidepressant withdrawal kills her daughter by throwing her off a 44-foot walkway.
Jackson firefighter sentenced for punching then-wife with his fist — (
Expert says murder victim Daugherty ingested 'lethal dose' of antidepressant — (Tribune Review)
Prescription Drugs Associated with Reports of Violence Towards Others [SSRI’s among highest] — (PLoS)
East German 'medical guinea pig' scandal grows: report — (Expatica)
Home detention for robbing city taxi driver — (Bay of Plenty Times)
Sleep disorders a nightmare for many — (Chicago Tribune)
Murder Trial Defense: Intoxication— (The Advocate)
SSRI Ed note: Man hunts down and kills ex-fiancee, attempts to kill neighbour and attempts suicide.
Army wife Rita Odom has real battle scars — (The Tampa Bay Times)
SSRI Ed note: Afghanistan vet on Celexa, happy family man & Dad, gets dose increase, becomes violent, abusive to wife. He is charged, jailed, family loses house and support.
Playboy arrested over millionairess’ murder is facing extradition to France—(Daily Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Man on cocaine, alcohol and antidepressants beats girlfriend to death.
Swampscott man arrested for locking daughter in closet—(
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants is bad tempered and abusive to your daughter.
Jackson firefighter blames assault on meds. Man accused of beating wife on New Year’s Eve — (The Clarion-Ledger)
SSRI Ed note: Happily married man, no previous incidents, given antidepressant to quit smoking, drinks beer, beats up wife in front of small children, is charged. Blames meds
Pole allowed home despite assaulting two Gatwick police officers — (This is Essex)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants drinks, gets angry when told she must replace lost train ticket, assaults 3 officials, refuses to be subdued, is charged, fined £805.
‘Caveman’ thug jailed by judge — (The Sunderland Echo)
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants since he waas 16 drinks, assaults his ex girlfriend.
Docs: Woman Hit Teen With Martial Arts Sticks — (
SSRI Ed note: Guardian of teen takes Zoloft, is abusive and uncaring. He finally escapes.
Wife tells of fatal fight — (The Post and Courier)
SSRI Ed note: Man starts taking new antidepressant, resumes alcoholism after being dry for years, attacked wife's disabled son, she shoots, kills him.
Video: What happened to Hope Steffey? Documents and video shed light on woman’s controversial 2006 arrest and jailing — (
SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants drinks, gets into fight with cousin, verbally abusive, is arrested and treated badly by law enforcement.
Smyrna care-giver gets life plus 10 years — (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
SSRI Ed note: Caregiver on antidepressants starves and steals from her disabled client, apparently has no conscience.
Depression led to “nasty assault” — (Shetland News)
SSRI Ed note: Man given antidepressants by MD to help him deal with business problems drinks, becomes violent, assaults his date.
Butcher victims top 1200 — (The Daily Telegraph)
SSRI Ed note: Gynaecologist on Zoloft for depression sexually mutilates and abuses hundreds of women, is charged, jailed.
Soldier arrested in Carson spc. slaying — (The Associated Press)
SSRI Ed note: Soldier reports bad reaction to Remeron, rold to "get his head out of his ass", loses control, woman killed, he is held responsible.
Trial begins for Hamilton woman in mother’s beating death — (Salem News)
SSRI Ed note: Woman in withdrawal from antidepressants flies into a rage and attacks her elderly mother, stomping her to death.
Ruffa admits she’s a battered wife — (ABS CBN News)
SSRI Ed note: Man given antidepressants following physical assault undergoes personality change; becomes abusive to wife, domestic violence continues to worsen.
Son jailed for race attack on his dad
SSRI Ed note: Young man on antidepressants becomes physically, verbally abusive, destroys property, police are called, he resists arrest, is charged and fined.
Police reveal details of alleged slay plot — (The Boston Globe)
SSRI Ed note: Man in withdrawal from antidepressant becomes unpredictible, abusive to wife, tries to hire someone to kill her and his daughter. In court he is confused.
Psych meds drove my son crazy — (Salon)
SSRI Ed note: Psychiatrists insist that teen take medication for depression, gains weight, becomes violent, insensitive. Mom sees meds are the cause, docs refuse to.
Boy who drank whiskey bit ambulance worker — (Worcester News)
SSRI Ed note: Teenager given antidepressants and obviously suffering side effects drinks whiskey, becomes physically and verbally abusive. Bites.
 Killer Sentenced to Life In Woodbridge Slaying — (The Washington Post)
SSRI Ed note: Teen given multiple psych drugs, including Paxil, is deliirious, kills 2 people at different times, sentenced to life, Avoids death penalty due to youth.
Merrimack man charged in assault on officer — (The Cabinet Press)
SSRI Ed note: Man taking Prozac drinks, becomes aggressive and abusive, assaults 2 police officers. Charged, fined, faces prison sentence.
SSRI Ed note: Man taking "stronger anti-depressants than he is used to" drinks, argues with woman, throws her down stairs, causing injury.
Bouncer jailed for attack in club — (GetReading)
SSRI Ed note: Bouncer on antidepressants exhibits strong overreaction and violently assults nightclub patrons. As a bodybuilder, he may have also been on steroids.
Toddler in foster care abused — (KPB 4)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants takes in more foster kids than she can manage, is abusive to 18-mo old, almost drowns him, causing permanent damage.
Judge refuses to change bail for former Chicopee mayor — (The Republican)
SSRI Ed note: Mayor on antidepressants is abusive to family, engages in extortion, bribery, cannot run again, major downward spiral.