TRAZADONE: Update: 13 Dead in Washington DC Naval Yard Shooting

Aaron Alexis TRAZADONE: 13 Dead in Washington DC Naval Yard Shooting This morning the New York Times released the fact that over the past month Aaron Alexis has been on the antidepressant, Trazadone (Desyrel), given to treat insomnia. (See quotes below.) Of course I am not finished asking questions. I want to know what he…

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New Research: Traumatic brain injuries [or antidepressants?] linked to higher military suicide rates

Traumatic Brain Injuries Linked to Higher Military Suicides Or … Is It Really Antidepressants Prescribed to Those With Traumatic Brain Injuries Which Produces Higher Rates of Suicide? According to research at the University of Utah, traumatic brain injuries put troops at a higher risk of suicide. They also found that those with more than one…

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MEDS for PTSD: Antidepressants, Antipsychotics, Etc. Soldiers Overmedicated

Nidal Malik Hasan’s alleged brutal shooting of 13 GI’s stationed at the
largest US military base, located just outside Killeen, Texas, drew sympathy
from the national, state and military political establishments and reinforced a
prejudice in the hearts and minds of many Americans.

The sure-fire
coverage from the corporate media easily painted a picture of the story that
would reinforce the War on Terror while leaving unanswered the deeper and more
challenging questions about the state of US military establishments and the
mental and emotional state of our young soldiers serving in those institutions.
The Fort Hood shooting commanded an investigation into Hasan’s alleged
connections to Islamic radicals, but was unable to probe the everyday standards
and practices of the military base itself to find the hidden causes of GI

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ANTIDEPRESSANT: Robbery: Spits on Policeman: England

THE son of a Worcester councillor has been jailed for spitting at a
police officer and stealing.

Azad Hussain – whose father is former mayor
of Worcester Coun Allah
Ditta – stole £499 of electrical goods from a woman who was renting a house
from his family.

Hussain, aged 25, claimed she owed him council tax and
said that he was seizing her belongings, including a high-definition television
and computer screen, until she paid up.

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ANTIDEPRESSANTS & PAIN MEDS: Death: Former Woman Soldier: England

Chanice Ward, 29, died in April after taking a cocktail of painkillers and antidepressants in her Barford caravan, but yesterday greater Norfolk coroner William Armstrong said he could not be certain she committed suicide.

Her father maintains a belief that Miss Ward took her own life because she was suffering from post traumatic stress disorder bought on by her years in the army, and has now vowed to continue with the fight for recognition she began before she died.

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