Top Shrink: Meds behind school massacres

Screen Shot 2013-01-24 at 9.26.05 AMPsychotropic drugs “prescribed for school children cause violent behavior,” Dr. Healy stated.

The drugs are widely used in the U.S. as antidepressants by doctors working in the mental health field and increasingly by primary care doctors, he noted.

Healey insisted the problem today is that doctors working with schools to control the behavior of children are inclined to prescribe SSRI drugs without serious consideration of adverse consequences.

“The pharmaceutical companies made these drugs with the idea of making money,” he said. “There’s a wide range of problems when it comes to looking at these drugs for children. Very few children have serious problems that warrant treatment with pills that have the risks SSRI drugs have.”

The drugs can make children “aggressive and hostile,” he noted.

“Children taking SSRI drugs are more likely to harm or to injure other children at school,” said Healy. “The child may be made suicidal.
“We are giving drugs to children who are passing through critical development stages, and as a society we are really conducting a vast experiment and no one really knows what the outcome of that will be.”

Healey cautioned that there is a very high correlation between mass shootings and use of the drugs.


  • Todd

    Its not medicine you fools. Its the guns!

    • redneck

      Todd,,, yea its the guns.. thats why I live in mortal fear that every time I return home from work, my guns are going to magically come out of the gun cabinet, load themselves and attack me…(I live alone with my dog).. No Todd, its not the guns.. guns are merely a tool, whats next; knives, bats, 2×4’s metal pipes, golf clubs, all these items in the hands of psychopathic wanna be killers are assault weapons. Todd if you truly cared about your fellow american, you would say everybody needs a gun in their house to protect themselves. but you clearly hate this country, so why dont you just leave and move to France?

  • hh

    It is the medicine, and the chemicals found in everything from processed foods, plastics, the air, skincare, pesticides, GMO foods, but most of all drugs, from vaccines, to anti depressants, ADHD drugs, pain killers, they are all mood/brain / and mind altering. Check any drug website dictionary and find side effects of aggression, depression, mania, etc…

  • Reb Biker

    It’s kinda hard to blame anti-depressant drugs like Prozac for the shootings, because people have mental problems BEFORE they are prescribed anti-depressants. Is it the underlying mental issue, or the drugs that are prescribed for it, that are the problem? Or both? Or neither? Trying to figure out how to keep guns out of the hands of people with mental issues is going to be VERY difficult.

    • Reb Biker

      Who knows? Todd may even be able to obtain a firearm if we don’t do something!

  • Georgiagirl64

    Far too many children are kept in front of television all day, without any relief for their natural high energy. Then, they go to school, and take that high energy with them, and are put on ritalin. Then, when they’re older, they get put an antidepressants. All this when children (and their brains) are growing and changing at a fantastic rate. Combine this with an unfortunate lack of morals being taught, at home and at school, and movie and video game violence, and you have the perfect recipe for creating a mass murderer.

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