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Anti Depressants to blame?

The link is about an American man, James Holmes, who was prescribed sertraline for a mental illness. Holmes’s behaviour became ever more bizarre and erratic until he walked into a cinema and shot 12 people dead. 270 more words

Allen Brooks

Late on Parade...but a better sleep

My sleep isn’t the best these days. I can have the odd day, like last Friday, where I can sleep really well, other days aren’t so good. 131 more words

Allen Brooks

A mountain to climb...again

Following on from the theme of the Himalayas in my last post, it feels as though I’m at the bottom of another large mountain, ready to climb it and fall a great distance, like the past ten years. 193 more words

Allen Brooks

Bipolar Two

I was diagnosed with Bipolar Two earlier in the year. Despite my history with mental health issues, this came as quite a surprise. I was tired. 556 more words


Taking Anti-Depressants In Pregnancy May Raise Risk Of An Autistic Child, Study Suggests

Mothers who took antidepressants during pregnancy may be putting their children at risk of autism, a new study suggests.

Researchers at the University of Bristol… 72 more words

When You are on a Medication You Don't Like, But Need

I’ve been on Lyrica for a few years now for nerve pain in my hands and feet. I’m not sure exactly when I started taking it, but I know it’s been at least three years of fighting to get off it, taper it, or change it to something else. 585 more words

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Taking antidepressants in pregnancy may raise risk of an autistic child, study suggests

Researchers at the University of Bristol found that the children of women who took pills in pregnancy were 41 per cent more likely to be autistic. 68 more words