Rocky Mountain Mason

RMM-054: Antidepressants and Homicide in the USA

April 07, 2021 Season 2 Episode 2
Rocky Mountain Mason
RMM-054: Antidepressants and Homicide in the USA
Show Notes

In this episode, Ben explores the controversial but well documented correlation between certain antidepressant drugs and homicidal mania. 

Nearly every mass shooter seems to have a history with this class of drugs, including Eric Harris (Columbine), who was on Luvox, and James Holmes (Aurora movie theater), who was prescribed a high dose of Zoloft. 

Could these drugs lead to a type of emotional disassociation, where the reward-reflex is vitiated, and a type of bio-chemical echo builds a lethal impulse? Or is it just access to firearms?

Get ac joy of Dr. Hahn's book, Prescription for Sorrow, Antidepressants, Suicide and Violence, here.

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