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Psychiatrists Say Psych Meds 'Cause' Violence; Lanza Records Still Not Released

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Psychiatrists have come forward to assert that certain psychiatric medications, such as those known as SSRIs, are almost certainly the chemical cause of a large number of instances of random violence and suicide in which SSRIs have been present.

The research challenges the pharmaceutical industry's defense that the high correlation between random violence and the presence of these medications is due to the mental illness, not the drugs being prescribed for the illness. Other critics of the industry claim that drugs tend to be too aggressively marketed and over-prescribed.

The media has reported that the suspected shooter in the Sandy Hook multiple killings, Adam Lanza, was on some form of psychiatric medication, possibly related to a reported diagnosis of a form of autism. Authorities have yet to make a statement on what, if any, psychiatric medications Lanza was on or had been on in the past. The SSRI with the brand name Prozac is sometimes prescribed for autism.... READ MORE: http://digitaljournal.com/article/339600#ixzz2Fp3hkcn9


 

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Ralph Lopez majored in Economics and Political Science at Yale University. He writes for Truth Out, Alternet, Consortium News, Op-Ed News, and other Internet media. He reported from Afghanistan in 2009 and produced a short documentary film on the (more...)
 

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Sure, sure.  Whatever it takes so as not to f... by Sister Begonia on Sunday, Dec 23, 2012 at 12:58:26 PM
"...not to face the truth and take one good look i... by Michael Rose on Monday, Dec 24, 2012 at 4:41:09 PM
Since we don't know what meds Lanza may have been ... by Maxwell on Sunday, Dec 23, 2012 at 2:30:59 PM
...questions.  Is it groundless speculation?&... by Ralph Lopez on Monday, Dec 24, 2012 at 2:21:42 PM
"I submit that it is irresponsible to not ask th... by Michael Rose on Tuesday, Dec 25, 2012 at 3:51:30 PM
is cross talk on multiple traffic stops.  To ... by Ralph Lopez on Friday, Dec 28, 2012 at 2:46:18 PM
for depression, and quit them more than five years... by Gentry L Rowsey on Sunday, Dec 23, 2012 at 4:06:17 PM
" they will not remember your name once two years ... by Michael Rose on Sunday, Dec 23, 2012 at 7:23:16 PM
Hi Ralph, I assume your are the Ralph Lopez I met ... by Steven G. Erickson on Sunday, Dec 23, 2012 at 7:04:29 PM
I have found out that questions about the shooting... by Deborah Dills on Monday, Dec 24, 2012 at 1:01:50 AM
Sorry, my links aren't working---on purpose by MSM... by Deborah Dills on Thursday, Dec 27, 2012 at 8:29:23 PM
Steven good to hear from you. To address your and... by Ralph Lopez on Monday, Dec 24, 2012 at 2:04:06 PM