Our friend Ross from Panama City follows up on our post: Are We Creating The Monsters? Questions We Should Be Asking In The Aftermath Of Sandy Hook with a link to a list that ties school violence to prescription drug use:
|Click on the blue ‘What’ to access a story. Click on a red column heading to sort the index by that column.|
|School Shooting||Prozac WITHDRAWAL||2008-02-15||Illinois||** 6 Dead: 15 Wounded: Perpetrator Was in Withdrawal from Med & Acting Erratically|
|School Shooting||Prozac Antidepressant||2005-03-24||Minnesota||**10 Dead: 7 Wounded: Dosage Increased One Week before Rampage|
|School Shooting||Paxil [Seroxat] Antidepressant||2001-03-10||Pennsylvania||**14 Year Old GIRL Shoots & Wounds Classmate at Catholic School|
|School Shooting||Zoloft Antidepressant & ADHD Med||2011-07-11||Alabama||**14 Year Old Kills Fellow Middle School Student|
|School Shooting||Zoloft Antidepressant||1995-10-12||South Carolina||**15 Year Old Shoots Two Teachers, Killing One: Then Kills Himself|
|School Shooting||Med For Depression||2009-03-13||Germany||**16 Dead Including Shooter: Antidepressant Use: Shooter in Treatment For Depression|
|School Hostage Situation||Med For Depression||2010-12-15||France||**17 Year Old with Sword Holds 20 Children & Teacher Hostage|
|School Shooting Plot||Med For Depression WITHDRAWAL||2008-08-28||Texas||**18 Year Old Plots a Columbine School Attack|
|School Shooting||Anafranil Antidepressant||1988-05-20||Illinois||**29 Year Old WOMAN Kills One Child: Wounds Five: Kills Self|
|School Shooting||Luvox/Zoloft Antidepressants||1999-04-20||Colorado||**COLUMBINE: 15 Dead: 24 Wounded|
|School Stabbings||Antidepressants||2001-06-09||Japan||**Eight Dead: 15 Wounded: Assailant Had Taken 10 Times his Normal Dose of Depression Med|
It is a long list – go have a look.
This is not something that is scientific but as I queried in the earlier post, isn’t this something that we should at least have a conversation over before the urge to Just Do Somethingtm takes over?
Thanks to Ross.