mental health Articles
Paxil Induced Akathisia - Jury Awards $11.9 Million
Thursday, October 6th, 2016 by BOB FIDDAMAN
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Paxil Seroxat is in the news again, is it ever out of the newsThis time, it appears, we have a clear-cut case of Paxil inducing akathisia which, in turn, led to the induced suicide of a prisoner.For those who do not yet know what akathisia is, here's two popular blog posts of min... Read more
For the Sake of the Children ~ Act Now!
Monday, October 3rd, 2016 by BOB FIDDAMAN
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A post grabbed my attention earlier on Facebook.The post was fromOlga Leclercq, mother of 11 year-old,Eline PicturedHere's Olga's post. My comments and research follow...I lost my beautiful, sweet and lovely 11 year old daughter in March '12.The bus driver was withdrawing from Se... Read more
Guest Post: Let's Bring Akathisia Out of the Darkness
Tuesday, September 27th, 2016 by BOB FIDDAMAN
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Sometimes a person comes into your life for all the wrong reasons - I've had it happen to me on numerous occasions - Neil and Rhonda Carlin Parents Sara, Leonie Fennell and Tony Donnelly Parents of Shane - Stephany Gatchell Mother of Sharise, Stephanie McGill Lynch and her husban... Read more
Ex L’Oréal Marketeer To Take Over From Witty
Tuesday, September 20th, 2016 by BOB FIDDAMAN
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Emma Walmsley, 47, is to take over the reigns from GSK's Andrew Witty on April 1, 2017 - Yup, April the first folks.Who was it that said, "This crap just writes itself"Walmsley, according to the Guardian, is a married mother of four and was born in Barrow-in-Furness, Cu... Read more
Advocates Against Prescribed Akathisia
Monday, September 19th, 2016 by BOB FIDDAMAN
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Akathisia - now there's a word.It's a word that should be spread far and wide, a word that should be...but sadly isn't.The pharmaceutical industry and, indeed, global medicine regulators and, to an extent, the field of psychiatry, play it down. Your average Dr probably doesn't ev... Read more
Lariam Pulled From Sale in Ireland
Saturday, September 17th, 2016 by BOB FIDDAMAN
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RTE News are reporting today that the anti-malarial drug, Lariam Mefloquine, has been withdrawn from sale in Ireland.Side effects reported with Lariam include, but are not limited to, aggression, paranoia, suicidal thinking, completed suicide.Lariam is no stranger to controversy ... Read more
“Honestly, I don’t regret a single decision,” says Witty
Thursday, September 15th, 2016 by BOB FIDDAMAN
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'How GlaxoSmithKline Took Its Medicine' by Forbes journo Matthew Herper is an interesting read. It's fairly balanced and, for once, we see a journalist not blowing smoke up the ass of GlaxoSmithKline's Chief Executive, Andrew Witty.'How GlaxoSmithKline Took Its Medicine' sees Her... Read more
EXCLUSIVE: Dr Ian Hudson: In Defence of the Suicide Pill
Monday, September 12th, 2016 by BOB FIDDAMAN
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A chance meeting, a discussion, a common interest.That's all it needs at times to stumble upon something you've been seeking for close to 10 years.Video depositions have always fascinated me, they are better than the written depositions that we see within court documents. Most no... Read more
Paxil Suicide Trial Set For Change of Judge
Thursday, September 8th, 2016 by BOB FIDDAMAN
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The seemingly never ending saga of the Stewart Dolin Paxil suicide trial Dolin v. SmithKline Beecham Corp. et al., case number 112-cv-06403 has taken another twist this week with news that the original presiding Judge,James B. Zagel, has been replaced by Judge William T. Hart. It... Read more
Suicide Prevention UK
Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 by BOB FIDDAMAN
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A government Health Committee are launching an enquiry into suicide prevention in the UK and are looking for submissions from the general public.This is where you get your chance to show the government where they might be failing regarding the increasing number of suicides in the... Read more
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