Tag: SSRI antidepressants

When Antidepressants Fail, Dose Increase May Be a Less Effective Response

From Psychiatry Adviser: In a study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, the investigators did not recommend increasing antidepressant dosage in response to treatment...

Michelle Carter Part IV: Did She Tell Conrad to “Get back in the...

There is no¬†text,¬†transcript or recording that demonstrates that Michelle ever said anything to Conrad about getting back in the truck to die. The DA‚Äôs entire case¬†is based¬†upon the ‚Äúconfession‚ÄĚ of an irrational girl on antidepressants who¬†has been¬†trying to communicate with her boyfriend in heaven via phone.

Part II: Michelle Starts Prozac and Sees the Devil

By 2011, anyone who read the scientific literature would have known that children cannot tolerate SSRIs and should not be given them. Neither Conrad nor Michelle seemed to have been warned about the common adverse effects (such as nightmares and compulsive suicidality) of the SSRI antidepressants they were on.

Psychiatric Medications Heighten Risk for Major Bone Fractures

Important assessment tool found to underestimate the risk for fracture in patients on psychiatric medication.

Antidepressants Increase the Risk of Suicide and Violence at All Ages

Although the drug industry, our drug regulators and leading psychiatrists have done what they could to obscure these facts, it can no longer be doubted that antidepressants are dangerous and can cause suicide and homicide at any age.

Pills That Steal Generations of Lives

Suddenly I had an insight into why my dad decided to end his life in 1976. I learned that, like me, he was on antidepressant medication. It seems highly likely that his illness could have been entirely caused by side effects of medication, just like it was with me.

Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy Increases Risk of Preterm Birth, Latest Review...

Antidepressant use during pregnancy has been associated with a number of fetal and developmental complications. The latest meta-analysis of the effect of SSRI antidepressants...