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ID:

596

Date:

2006-05-16

Headline:

Potent Mixture: Zoloft & A Rifle

Reporter's name:

Lisa Chedekel and Matthew Kauffman

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Hartford Courant

City:

Hartford, CT

Summary:

Psychiatric drugs have become easier to obtain for American servicemembers in Iraq, while unexplained deaths and suicides by medicated servicemembers continue to mount. The side effects can include a heightened risk of suicidal thoughts and actions.

Notes:

The Hartford Courant used the Freedom of Information Act to obtain records from the Department of Defense.

Keywords:

Psychiatric drugs, anti-depressants, Zoloft, Effexor, Celexa, Ambien, SSRIs, Iraq, military, Department of Defense, DOD, suicide, death, post-traumatic stress disorder, PTSD,

URL:

http://www.courant.com/news/special-reports/hc-unfitzoloft0516.artmay16,0,1349084,full.story


Agencies:

DOD

States:

CT

Categories:

Iraq
military
veteran
workplace safety


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