He tells shocking stories about preschoolers being prescribed pharmaceutical drugs, about people who, on medication for decades, have lost their families and their lives. I'll be doing a book review in the near future so check back. School Shootings Linked to Pharmaceutical Drugs Now, let's take a look at 55 cases of school violence in the past 25 years that were caused by patients being prescribed pscyhotropic drugs.
This is not a comprehensive list. It's just the ones I found when I Googled it. May 20, Winnetka, Illinois year-old Laurie Dann walked into a second grade Hubbard Woods School classroom carrying three pistols and began shooting children, killing an eight-year-old boy, Nicholas Corwin, and wounding five others before fleeing.
Dann was taking the powerful serotonergic antidepressant Anafranil Clomipramine for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
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September 26, Greenwood, South Carolina James Wilson, 19, went on a shooting spree in an elementary schoolyard, killing two 8 year olds, and wounding 7 other children and 2 teachers.
He was taking Xanax and for the eight months prior to the shooting had been taking several psychiatric drugs. Two officers suffered gun shot injuries. Bell was on antidepressants.
December 17, Chelsea, Michigan Chelsea High School in teacher Steven Lieth walked out of a staff meeting and returned with a gun killing one and wounding another. Leith had been taking antidepressants prescribed by a psychiatrist.
February 2, Moses Lake, Washington Two students and one teacher killed, one other wounded when year-old Barry Loukaitis opened fire on his algebra class. Loukaitis suffered from hyperactivity, and was taking Ritalin at the time of the shooting.
Woodham was taking Prozac. December 1, West Paducah, Kentucky year-old Michael Carneal started firing a gun during a prayer meeting at a high school, killing 3 teens aged 14 to 17, and wounding 5 other students, including one who is paralyzed.
Carneal was on Ritalin.
March 24, Jonesboro, Arkansas Andrew Golden, 11, and cousin Mitchell Johnson, 13, went on a shooting spree at Westside Middle School in Arkansas, killing four students and one teacher.
Nine students and a teacher were also wounded. Both boys were taking Ritalin. April 9, Pocatello, Idaho Student Mitchell Gushwa walked into ocatello School with a gun and held several staff and students hostage.
He was on Zoloft. May 1, Buffalo, New York Thirty-seven-year-old Erie County deputy sheriff, Juan Roman pursued his estranged wife into their children's elementary school in Buffalo and shot her dead. He also shot an aide, but no children were hurt. He was taking antidepressants and seeing a psychiatrist.
Kinkel had been arrested and released a day earlier for bringing a gun to school. His parents were later found dead at home. Kinkel had been taking the antidepressant Prozac and amphetamine. April 16, Notus, Idaho year-old Shawn Cooper fired two shotgun rounds in his school, narrowly missing students.
April 20, Littleton, Colorado Fourteen students including killers and one teacher killed, 23 others wounded at Columbine High School. This was the fourth-deadliest school killing in United States History the second and third are directly related to antidepressants as well.
Eric Harris, 18, and Dylan Klebold, 17, had plotted for a year to kill at least and blow up their school. At the end of their hour-long rampage, they turned their guns on themselves. Harris was on the antidepressants Luvox and Zoloft, and had been seeing a psychiatrist before the shooting.
Both shooters had been in anger-management classes and had undergone counseling. The autopsy results for Dylan Klebold were not disclosed but it is thought he was sharing the medications with Harris.
April 28, Taber, Alberta, Canada year-old student at W. Myers High School, Todd Cameron Smith, walked into his school and randomly shot at three students, killing one and injuring another.The impact of the superpredator myth on public discourse about Columbine and similar cases is explored.
The Columbine Victims and the Myth of the Juvenile Superpredator Columbine High School shootings, April 20, The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office report. In the wake of the latest terrifying school shooting in Newtown Connecticut, The Washington Post reported that year-old gunman Adam Lanza, killer of 20 children and 6 adults in Newtown, Connecticut was on pharmaceutical drugs.
This has yet to be confirmed. However, it's important to note that almost every incidence of violence in schools in the past 25 years has been connected to. In the wake of the latest terrifying school shooting in Newtown Connecticut, The Washington Post reported that year-old gunman Adam Lanza, killer of 20 children and 6 adults in Newtown, Connecticut was on pharmaceutical drugs.
This has yet to be confirmed. However, it's important to note that almost every incidence of violence in schools in the past 25 years has been connected to. Jan 3 Wednesday pm, Tustin: OC for Climate Action Planning Meeting @ REI, El Camino Real Our January planning meeting will again be a joint meeting with OC Clean Power and Climate Action OC.
Due to the holidays, this meeting will be on the first Wednesday in January, rather than our normal first Tuesday. Violence Youth The Columbine High School shooting in prompted school of!cials and policy-makers to create and discussion with the pro!le of the two school shooters, which is then J.S.
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