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Mass murder / suicide in Western Australia linked with antidepressants

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Cruizer

https://www.perthnow.com.au/news/south-west/margaret-river-massacre-depression-drug-clue-to-grandfathers-murder-of-family-ng-b88840726z

 

Hi all. If you live in Australia then you would have most likely heard about the horrible story of the grandfather who shot and killed his kids and grand kids before killing himself. Above is a link to the story which highlights the fact that he had just started taking an ssri

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Kristine

Thank you for posting this link @Cruizer, it was the first thing I thought of when I heard of this heartbreaking event. K xo

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bubbles
3 hours ago, Kristine said:

Thank you for posting this link @Cruizer, it was the first thing I thought of when I heard of this heartbreaking event. K xo

 

Me too. :(Any time I hear of that sort of thing, it's the first thing I think of.

 

It says that he'd gone onto an antidepressant recently and friends feared it was an SSRI. Which is a completely reasonably assumption, but it hasn't been confirmed.

 

Poor, poor family. Heartbreaking is the only word for it.

 

 

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