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Pilots and Antidepressants (2015-03-30) —   Editorial Note:  This post is by Julie Wood the central figure behind SSRI Stories in its current incarnation. SSRI Stories  has collected and posted 47 stories about pilots flying and crashing while on antidepressants. The majority are airplanes but several of the crashes involve helicopters. With the…

An Irish Epidemic: Suicide and Homicide on Antidepressants (2015-03-17) — Editorial Note:  This post is by Leonie Fennel.  See Here for  more . Ireland is currently in the midst of an unprecedented suicide/homicide epidemic. Parents are uncharacteristically killing their children; husbands are killing their wives; brothers are killing their brothers; mothers…

We should talk about Brintellix: antidepressants and suicide (2015-03-09) —   My father was born in 1955.  He is medium height, loves his family, fishing and hunting. In 1980 he came to America with his wife and two children to pursue a better life. In the 1980s he would say he drank too much. He stopped because he knew he had a problem. In late…

Antidepressant Withdrawal: A Prozac Story (2015-03-02) —   Editorial Note: Over two years ago we posted Antidepressant Withdrawal: V's story .  It has close to 100 comments making it one of the topics that has attracted the most interest.  Right now the New York Times is running a series on Breaking up with my Meds that is attracting a lot of…

His Chemicals, My Imbalance: A Story about Love (2015-02-24) — Editorial Note: This is a post by the partner of someone going through the persistent sexual dysfunction isotretinoin can cause.  See Post-Isotretinoin Sexual Syndrome . It could be caused by an SSRI or it could be caused by finasteride.  It could be a man supporting a woman, or a woman supporting a…

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