Last week, the inquest of 17-year-old Aryan Akhgar (top) was held in Sheffield. Aryan was found hanged at home on February 18th last year. He was taken to a local hospital, but sadly died on March 8th. Aryan was Continue reading Aryan, aged 17
“A decision was made to double her dosage of Fluoxetine“ On December 10th 2017, 15-year-old schoolgirl Ellie Long was found hanged in her bedroom at home in Wymondham in Norfolk. She was taken to the hospital at Norwich, but died Continue reading Ellie, aged 15
For the six years since I began researching self-inflicted deaths in England and Wales linked to antidepressants, the drug featured most often has been Citalopram. Until this year, that is, when this dubious accolade passed to Mirtazapine, which was mentioned Continue reading Why Mirtazapine?
This is the fifth in the annual series of Lost Children posts, in which I recall the children who lost their lives after being prescribed antidepressants, and whose inquests have been reported during the past year. I also include links Continue reading The Lost Children (2018)