ANTIDEPRESSANTS: Court overturns conviction in 2005 child neglect case

CARSON CITY – In a 2-1 decision, the Nevada Supreme Court has voided the
second-degree murder conviction of Charlene Snyder in a highly publicized child

neglect case in Las Vegas.

The court said trial lawyer David Schieck failed to request a psychiatric
evaluation prior to advising her to plead guilty.

Snyder’s 2-year-old daughter, Adacelli, had cerebral palsy and weighed only
11 pounds at the time of her death in the summer of 2005. She was found dead
inside the family’s mobile home in a room filled with animal and human feces and
rotting food.

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DEPRESSION MED: 14 Year Old Girl Attempts Suicide in School During Class…

GRANITEVILLE – A Leavelle McCampbell Middle School student tried
to commit suicide in a classroom Wednesday by overdosing on prescription drugs.

An art teacher at the middle school on Canal Street said the 14-year-old
took close to 50 pills during class around 8:15 a.m. in an attempt to kill
herself, according to an Aiken County Sheriff’s Office report. The student was
transported to Aiken Regional Medical Center’s emergency room, but there were no
details on her condition.

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ANTIDEPRESSANTS: Senate Orders Study on Military Suicides

“By voice vote, the Senate approved a Cardin-sponsored amendment to the 2010 defense authorization bill that would order an independent study by the National Institute of Mental Health on the potential relationship between suicide or suicide attempts and the use of antidepressants, anti-anxiety and other behavior-modifying prescription drugs.”

“That study is expected to take two years. In the meantime, Cardin’s amendment also would require a report every June from 2010 through 2015 giving the number and percentages of troops who are serving or have served in Iraq or Afghanistan who had prescriptions for antidepressants or similar drugs.”

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10/09/2000 – Congressman attributes son’s suicide to Accutane Lawmaker tells of acne drug’s risk Rep. Bart Stupak. NBC’s Dr. Bob Arnot discusses the possible health risks of Accutane and alternative treatments for severe cases of acne. Congressman attributes son’s suicide to Accutane MSNBC STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Oct. 5. A Michigan congressman whose 17-year-old son committed suicide earlier this…

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