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Predictions Confirmed: MSM Says Shooter Adam Lanza Was on Violence-Linked Anti-Psychotic Fanapt

Anthony Gucciardi
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December 19th, 2012
Updated 12/23/2012 at 1:13 pm
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Update 12/23/2012: The New York Daily News removed the line stating that Lanza was on Fanapt in their article after stating one family member reported that Lanza was on the drug. The medical report on Lanza’s body will ultimately reveal if he was on Fanapt or similar drugs. Chances are that, assuming the medical diagnosis information is reported properly, Lanza was on at least one SSRI-type drug. 

The ‘Connecticut Shooter’ Adam Lanza has now been reported by mainstream media to indeed be taking the violence-linked anti-psychotic drug known as Fanapt, a prediction I made after the news of the shooting broke. And as I explained in my previous article regarding this drug by name, Fanapt has a very disturbing history of FDA testing and approval. It also has a long line of side effects that echo reports that drugs of this nature ultimately lead to suicidal behavior and increased overall aggression — side effects covered up by Big Pharma corporate scientists.

As Business Insider now reports in an article that is going viral across the web, Adam Lanza was indeed taking Fanapt — a drug with ‘troubled history’ as the article details.

Knowing that virtually every major shooter of similar circumstance and scenario had been on similar drugs including the Columbine shooters, Ted Kaczinski the Unabomber’, and many others, it was easy to see that Adam Lanza fit the bill as well. Of course this prediction was met with opposition stating that Big Pharma’s anti-psychotic and anti-depressant drugs were ‘perfectly safe’ and I was simply assuming things based on no evidence. Of course the reality is that the very creator of Prozac, Eli Lilly & Co., actually kept the link between suicidal behavior and Prozac consumption a secret to protect their own interests.

This link was cleverly hidden for years until it broke back in 2005, yet still many are unaware of the real dangers.

But what about Fanapt, the drug Lanza was taking? The drug itself has an even more troubled past. After initially being rejected by the FDA for ‘severe problems’ in patients, Fanapt was eventually approved after a disturbing lack of study. Fanapt was only tested on around 500 people before going on sale to the almost 300 million citizens inside the United States for widespread ‘treatment’.

But what’s even more concerning than the shoddy trials of the drug is the side effects listed on both the package insert for the drug and various online medical sites. These include:

  • Hostility
  • Aggression
  • Mania
  • Confusional state
  • Impulse-control disorder

Many of these side-effects are listed as ‘frequent’. It should come as no surprise then to find out that Fanapt was initially thrown out by its first producer, grabbed by a later company, rejected by the FDA, then only later did it meet the mass market. Ultimately, however, it ended up prescribed to Adam Lanza and many other individuals who are being ‘treated’ for the very issues that the drug has been shown to cause.

So why is almost nothing being said about Fanapt and the potential connection to the violent outbreak that thoroughly encompasses these side effects? Why is there no serious mention of how virtually all previous killers were on similar medications?

The fact is that no one wants to talk about how Big Pharma’s concoctions are damaging our bodies and warping our minds. Instead, doctors will continue to prescribe Fanapt and other drugs to young children and teens without considering the severe repercussions. That is unless the alternative news and informed individuals push the issue into the forefront as done many times before.

There is no reason that drugs like Fanapt need to be pushed on young children who are already struggling with serious mental battles. Half of all United States citizens will be classified as ‘mentally ill’ and drugged up with antidepressants, anti-psychotics, and so on. But perhaps the Big Pharma drug system is truly mentally ill?

About Anthony Gucciardi:
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  • Pamela Valemont

    Whatever were the factors that caused Adam Lanza’s undoubted mental illness, and whether the drugs he was taking promoted the carnage or had no bearing on it whatsoever, there can be do doubt that the mental health authorities and current system plus Nancy Lanza’s ridiculous and irresponsible attitude to letting Adam carry 3 of her guns, at the time she was extremely worried about his mental health, were the primary causes for these fatalities. However, his father is not exempt from blame. I have just seen a picture on the Internet of Adam Lanza at one year of age or possibly younger, playing with a real gun, surrounded by an arsenal of weapons. His Dad now says he wishes he had never been born. I am sure Adam also wishes this now, in retrospect, that he had never been born, certainly not into that family. They, the crazy gun culture of America to which they ascribed and contributed, combined with the absence of tight gun laws in the USA are entirely responsible for this incredibly cruel tragedy. There is no psychological test that can adequately safeguard the community against such a crazed gunman, and no way of knowing when they will strike, where, or at whom. The only answer is to ban the guns out of the hands of the general populace, especially heavyweight military hardware, for whom such guns were not designed in the first place.

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  • ken

    First – the story that Adam Lanza was taking Fanapt was an incorrect statement reporteted to the press by a relative of Lanza's. Anthony – check facts, please.

    Second, I tale Fanapt and it has helped me tremendously with my mood disorder. Yes, it has side effects – some which are not pretty but all psychotropic drugs do – that is unavoidable and overall, these drugs do more good than harm.

  • DARREN

    Let me preface this post by saying I know some of you have your own point of view about this subject matter and it doesn’t necessarily jive with mine, however, I only offer this personal perspective as an alternative to the common views held by others that are so vehemently pushing their own agenda. You might as well grab a coffee because this will be a long read. Last night I lay awake most of the night which is unusual for me. I started thinking about the purple van and Sandy Hook. Then I remembered someone said a Russian was in the van along with two other people who were dressed like nuns. Russian I thought? Weren’t the two Boston bombers Russian-Chechnien? And I remember reading somewhere that Russian Intelligence warned Obama about the Boston Bombers? Did they also warn him about Sandy Hook? There is good evidence out there that some people had fore-knowledge of the event at Sandy Hook. There was the post on 4Chan and the video “I am Adam Lanza” both uploaded on the 13th of December. That’s documented.

    What if Obama and the CIA knew something was brewing. Events indicate there was some fore-knowledge. The police communication systems were updated on Friday at 5:20 am. There was at least one drill scheduled the day of the shooting, possibly two. One drill was in Bridgeport. Was the other drill at the St Rosa of Lima? CNN video footage shows St Rosa of Lima in drill mode. It also seems there was a gathering taking place at the Sandy Hook Firehouse around 9:00 am according to Helicopter footage. Why was the helicopter already in the air so early if they weren’t expecting something to happen?

    I think there could have been a warning issued by Homeland Security in advance of the shooting. That would explain why there was so much secrecy surrounding the investigation. The investigation continued even after Adam Lanza is found dead at Sandy Hook Elementary School. There was a police chase involving a purple van and there were the two suspects in the bush behind the school. The police were acting as though this was an organised terrorist attack. ALL Schools in the area were locked down. It seems like they were in panic mode. I still question the logic of locking down a school, especially when the shooter is already inside. Then the police received a bomb or shooter threat at the St Rosa Church on the 16th of December and that church had to be evacuated. It was in connection to the Sandy Hook shooting. (a continued shooter event according to police audio) Warrants were sealed, legislation is rushed thru to block access to records and details about the investigation were kept secret. Finally a gag order is issued.

    Fast forward to the Boston Marathon and we see more evidence of fore-knowledge. Craft personel were on scene with sniffer dogs and bomb detection equipment in place, snipers on the roof. And lets not forget the annoucements that there was a drill in progress.

    So your probably asking where I am going with this. The word Russia keeps coming up every now and then. I am starting wonder if there’s a connection. He had a Russian made Saga rifle in the trunk of his car. The Boston Bombers were Chechnien-Russian and (I hesitate to quote him) but Duff says one of the occupants in the purple van was a Russian. Is it possible Adam Lanza collaborate with a group of foreign extremists? Was he working with Alkeida or Chechnia or the Russians? Is that why Adam was so secretive? Is that why he allegedly destroyed his computer hard drive, to protect the identity of his comrads? Richard Novia said Adam always clutched his brief case tight to his chest. What was he hiding? Here’s a Steam Community user id: I found on Steam’s website “Adam Lanza (no sound)”. Adam had a noise issue presumably because he was autistic hence the addition of no sound behind the name. It is even said he wore earplugs during the shooting. Could this be him? Note the words “Russian Federation” in the first image. Was his choice of the Russian flag an accident? (1) http://bayimg.com/FAJbHaaEF (2) http://bayimg.com/FaJBaAAEf

    Was there a terrorist threat in advance of both events? Why? Russia’s economy collapsed shortly before the turn of the century. Who was to blame for that downfall? Could they still be hold a grudge because of the collapse and the disintegration of their country. The political climate of the world has changed dramatically in the past two decades. Today, Russia is supposed to be our alley but is it really? Certain factions of Russia (Chechnia) might not agree. It almost seems like the New World Order is out of order. The USA appears to have adopted a strategy (a bad strategy) of opening the borders and letting everyone in. Once the trouble makers are inside they treat everyone like a potential terrorist, locking down schools and entire cities as was the case in Boston after the marathon.

    If Obama had fore-knowledge of the events at Sandy Hook and Boston and if he had been able to prevent them, that would be a huge feather in his cap. The drills were scheduled and security personel were placed in positioned for the perceived threat at hand. Unfortunately it didn’t happen the way they expected. If Obama had saved the day the truth about Sandy Hook would be all over the news but that didn’t happen. Was this a botched intervention? Would records show that this was an organised terrorist attack from a foreign entity or an Alkeida sleeper cell? The truth may never come out. Governor Malloy and Attorney Sedensky are certainly working hard to cover up something. Death certificates are sealed, new laws are passed and witnesses are silenced. Is there any doubt that this was orchestrated from higher up the chain of command? I have reached my own conclusion about Sandy Hook but only time will tell whether I am right or wrong. As for the rest of you, I guess you’ll have to make up your own mind. I only know that when I hear the word Russia I pay a little more attention now. By the way, did you know there’s a Russian Historic District in Connecticut?

    ——————————————————————–

    I leave you with an excerpt from a book Adam Lanza may have penned called “Lords of the 2112?

    If America was safe.

    “The new dogma of Earth was clear: Dog eat dog. against the Muslim Republic in a war contained solely in the Eastern Hemisphere. The Oriental layman had become nothing more than a slave for sell to the highest bidder in the world market. nation against nation—only the strongest will survive. Unified Korea. and Recognized Russia. Russian had been torn into several warring factions. Bound to treaty-created inefectiveness and sabotaged by government infiltrators. when the Muslim Republic launched her surprise attacks into the Western half of the world. Paper certificates and electronic assets meant absolutely nothing in this New World Order. The extreme conditions of societal collapse created profound 4 . each claiming right to govern. the Orient became the mighty capitalist of the world. Americans thought this would protect their home. The great number of US casualties lead to a significant world power shift and the formation of the New United Nations: A coalition of China. Japan.”

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  • jehane

    I am looking at comments and again, seeing that yes!: drugs can effect, guns so available is a problem too. Seems at bottom, is that our responsibility, each of us, to take care of our lives, our health, our families, our children.
    Seems as if it is a combiniation of the mother, first, obviously already unhinged with all these guns, she can't pay attention to her son, the doctor who prescribed drugs, didn't pay attention to the family, how about the neighbors, all these guns, no one knew? the kids? Resonsibilities, ours!.

  • Sphyrna Mokarran

    Anthony, thank you for this article. Questions: Is Fanapt the new lead? Check out the Mother Jones article showing scientific proof of lead exposure to increased violence. Investigate how both these compounds affect the brain. As in lead paint and leaded gasoline, what are the health affects and how are these related to the profit motive? Happy hunting.

  • Tony

    I so want to believe this article, but there is a glaring error. Ted Kaczynski would never take an ssri. He didn't believe in doctors, especially psychiatrists. He didn't plead NGRI and would not admit to a mental illness. I don't know about the others, but you are mistaken when it comes to Ted.

  • yankee phil

    Lanza was mentally unstable and was on medication for it . He was also autistic and received medication for that as well. He was certainly not allowed to buy or own a gun legally which is why his mother bought these guns to be used under her supervision. She is actually the responsible person for this tragedy by bypassing the law in order to please her son, ignoring the tremendous danger she placed everyone else in. The kid could just as well driven a truck into the school at 70 miles an hour and killed as many if not more innocent children. Would you make trucks illegal even if the truck used was stolen, as was the gun that Lanza used in the killings. That's right , he stole the gun from his mother to commit these crimes, that she didn't lock these guns up when she was not using them is her fault,her negligence, there is a reason her son was not allowed to have weapons legally, autism is unpredictable as it is actually not totally understood, especially when the condition is medicated.

  • Kenneth Tennant

    This seems to be Gov't Sponsored Criminal activity. The FDA approved these drugs and the Dept of Education coerced these kids to take these drugs and Big Pharma provides financial incentives to schools that get the numbers of kids on these drugs. Nikita Kruschev told President Kennedy that they would take US over via our Depts of Health, Education & Welfare. Before that, Telford Taylor, US Chief prosecutor at the Nuremburg trials stated that the Nazi fanatics were not the main war criminals, it was the chemical pharmaceutical companies BAYER, BASF…You Tube: Lawless America & 20 Lies Every American Should Know. Google: Kenneth Tennant

  • tonisaman

    Can you post your sources? I put your article on my wall on Facebook and some tell me this information has been descredited.

  • DR THINK

    All drugs are poison. Our society wants them so you have to expect the results we are getting. Our food is contaminated and people do not think. Our federal food and drug is not doing the job they could. People need to take responsibility and become a self regulating character structure. It use to be where you could eat healthy food to heal but now industry is poisoning us. The truth is kept from us by the powers to be. It appears now the battle is lost. The killings appear to be to get guns out ot the hands of the people and get rid of the second amendment. Guns stand in the way of complet control of the people.

  • Ann

    Fooling around with brain chemistry is not a good idea. It is uncontrollable. Those who have had no bad reaction to psychotropic drugs are lucky, but that does not mean that they are safe and wonderful for everyone. Even the drug manufacturers expound on the possible horrendous side effects.
    My advice would be not to take something into your body that is dangerous.
    If a person was found to have sold heroine to an individual and they overdosed that seller would be liable. Why is it any different when a Dr. gives drugs that cause the patient to commit violent acts? They are just glorified drug pushers as far as I am concerned. Why does our government protect pharma and Drs as they do as far as side-effects from vaccines, for example?

    There have been less gun laws on the books in the past. My husband and his friends all had guns(no FOIDs) as young as 7 years old in rural Minnesota. Guess what? There was not one mass shooting. Now there are more gun laws than ever and the school shootings and mass killings are pervasive. Conclusion; these shootings have nothing to do with guns and everything to do with drugs and possibly people being manipulated to kill for reasons that have not been revealed or investigated.

  • Sharon Hillestad

    My father took psychiatric drugs for five years and in 1968 he killed himself. My mother said that he had mentioned to her that he feared loosing control and killing the family. That was the nature of his thoughts after being on the drugs. That is what I know to be true.

    • Guest

      Thank you for sharing your painful first-hand experience of the ongoing crime against the people disguised as "helping" us with mind-altering drugs. The Harmaceutical industry's destroy-humanity-for-profit program just HAS to be stopped! People of courage like you help by sharing your stories.

    • Dana

      And you are right in your truth, excerpt from a longer response but would fit here about the NRA's press conference: …More guns is not the answer! I love it how they took no responsibility and blamed every other oulet for the rise in mass shootings: they blamed the media, they blamed hollywood, they blamed the gaming industry but notice how they stayed clear of blaming Big Pharma, psychotropic "medications" & the Vaccine makers which cause a lot of these "mental" disturbances due to the genome disruption they cause in people. Just look up the side effects (cchr.org) of pychotropic drugs and you will see the direct correlation between the rise in mass shootings and the number of young being persrcibed these deadly toxic drugs! Look up the ingredients in vaccinations and realize that with the number of vaccines on the rise there has been a rise in kids being diagnosed with "mental" disturbances (look up Dr. Rima Laibow http://tinyurl.com/PsychDrugsKill)…

      • DrMeatwadPhD

        Dana, it is not the guns. If that were true, then Switzerland would have the highest murder by gun stats of all nations because they mandate a military grade weapon in each and every home, no exceptions. The illegal prohibitions have a lot to do with a majority of gun related deaths in this nation. It is a criminal culture like we've seen before with the alcohol prohibitions. This means we must stop criminalizing all other intoxicants beside the non toxic marijuana. If you want to fix the deep down ill, that is your first step to getting there. Now for all the ostriches speaking like parrots against liberty for all. You have no reasonable reply to keep all prohibitions ongoing,,, and most that speak up against a legalized society are dependent on the prohibitions for their living these days. There are other factors with these mass shootings, which more and more point to black ops behind them.

    • Ann Blake-Tracy

      Sharon would you please contact me about your father’s death (murder) by emailing to our website at http://www.drugawareness.org? I am one of the two people who gathered the cases for our database of antidepressant cases at http://www.ssristories.com. Your father’s death should be listed for what it really was & that was NOT suicide!

    • Ann Blake-Tracy

      Sharon would you please contact me about your father’s death (murder) by emailing to our website at http://www.drugawareness.org or contacting me through Facebook? I am one of the two people who spent the past 20 years gathering the cases for our database of antidepressant cases of suicide & violent crime, etc. at http://www.ssristories.com.

      Your father’s death should be listed for what it really was & that was NOT suicide!

  • Dennis

    The problems begin in the government-mandated schools coupled with parental submission. If children act slightly different (slow-learners, overly-active, etc., a common trait of some elementary school children which is very normal) from other kids, the teachers immediately suspect their is a chemical imbalance within the child requiring drug remedy. My son in the third grade was diagnosed by the school speech therapist and psychiatrist as having a speech impediment. Why? Because he often became extremely nervous standing and speaking in front of large groups. As a reminder, my son is in the third grade. I was given and filled out a psychiatric report on my son which was ludicrous and insulting to me after reading the 30 pages of absurd questions asked in the report. Little did they believe after instructed by me that my son was raised in Japan and had only been speaking English for two years. To make the story short: I confronted the speech therapist and psychiatrist and demanded they provide evidence of this speech problem with my son. Of course, they had no evidence. They had no one to support their hypothesis. The principal of the school sat their dumbfounded when I confronted them with their false accusation. The moral of the story is: stand by your kids, because they need your support when confronted by these government lackies which promote drug addiction as a solution to problems in a society.
    The same problems applies to athletics and academics in schools. Rather than promote competition, schools promote mediocrity coupled with PTA influence. Certain kids achieve starting status on teams because of their parents influence; not their athletic ability. Same as achieving the grades to be considered for the honor roll. Today every child is an honor student. In my day (1950s and 1960s, students had to excel and study diligently to be an honor roll student.

  • tropicalguru

    Everyone has a point which means that we no longer can rely on accurate reporting by Mainstream News neither can we rely on the police providing the "real truth" …. We are so overwhelmed as a society that it is really important to be on each other side rather than start using profanity or getting hostile towards each other. On my instagram a message and pic with the USA flag painted all over it. The text contained the amount of deaths caused by handguns in various countries all over the world. For example, in Canada it was 55 and this stastic was true for many other countries like Australia etc … But here is the kicker over 10,000 ppl die each year from handguns in the USA. Doesn't this say something(?). Of course, it takes a human hand to fire a gun however having easy access allows any lunatic to wave a gun – common sense. So guns should not be readily available to be bought ppl who sell on the black market should get a tough sentence to set an example. Secondly, Pharmceuticals Cartels, Manufactured Food Conglomerates, Manufactured Farms, Doctors, Lawmakers, Bankers and even the President of the United States are all under some form of scuritiny for their practises.
    We live in a world filled with Greed, Arrogance, Power and Spineless leaders. Add to this mixture the confusion created by mass media which we can not rely on to report the truth. Do I feel frustrated, fed up damn sure I do like millions of others. What can we do about this? We have to go back to grassroots. What we can control is our thinking, attitudes and behaviour. What we can control immediately is to STOP putting toxins into our body by eating a more plant based diet. Stop with all the JUNK food, start exercising and get as healthy as you can. Start smiling at other and treating those closest to you with love and appreciation. These things we can control. Once we take care of ourselves then only can we care for others which includes becoming a activitist and make a difference. Oh, BTW turn off the STUPID TELEVISION! GET OFF YOUR BUTTS AND STOP WHINNING AND DO SOMETHING. Be the person you ought to be …. I was in in Africa and we did not have television which meant we actually were not influenced by sophisicated marketing encouring people to eat all the crap or to wear the latest designer clothes or to put millions and millions of dollars into ordinary people pockets such as celebrities. Can you imagen that a ordinary human bieng such as Bratt Pitt can makes millions of dollars simply because we endorse their movies by watching it … If anyone can make a difference it is the over paid celebraties but I am sure they could not care less about the rest of us. Their egos are too big! So start eathing heatlhy, exercise, visit your neighbours friends and family, stop with always needing to be entertained join groups who are doing good things and life will look a lot rosier. Merry Xmas to all and Happy holidays

  • Matt

    I too suspect Lanza was being medicated, or was withdrawing from medication, but the Fanapt link has been discredited. We need to wait for the investigation of medical records and blood work.

    UPDATE: Since the publishing of this article, New York Daily News has removed the reference, the originator of the quote from Lanza's "uncle," because they believed him to be an "imposter."

    Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/adam-lanza-taking-

  • kit

    There is an abundance of evidence that many conditions that come under the label of "mental health" can be mitigated or eliminated with nutrition. See Empower (80% cure for bipolar), the journal of orthomolecular medicine is a great resource. There are no "cures" with medication, only management and while this may be helpful in the first instance, it is not the answer longterm.
    Personality Disorders are notorious for being treatment resistant and drugs may dampen down the emotions but can have side effects that may be worse. In other words "Personality Disorders don't respond well to medication". You are more likely to have some success with a Psychologist and therapy. Although PD's are the group that we find the most difficult to treat.
    We are social animals and like to be included in a community. If we continue to ignore social isolates and not pick them up when they are young we leave ourselves open to more of this sort of thing. Personality Disorders are largely (but not always) created by parenting, community, school, culture. where was the ambulance at the top of the cliff?

    Total madness when a country allows assault rifles that anybody can buy. Anarchy must surely follow.
    What terrorists currently have assault rifles…………..USA is following that lead, stop the madness!
    Civil rights gone mad.

    • Kermie

      Fanapt is used to treat schizophrenia. I believe there was definitely more wrong with this boy than just Asperger. My son has Asperger. My son is also very quiet and doesn't really like to socialize very much with others. He never throws fits or tantrums, is always very calm and quite mature in his thinking. He is also exceptionally intelligent. He communicates with others when he has to. If someone approaches him, he responds and doesn't just look at the ground. Sometimes he just seems a little awkward or out of place but this is all. He is very into his education and if he doesn't understand someone he will ask a teacher for help. Adam Lanza never graduated. Instead he got his GED. For a supposedly highly intelligent kid, one is left wondering why he never graduated. My son is a Junior in School, plans on graduating at mid-term his senior year, plans on going to college and has college offers all over the State. There is no reason to institionalize someone with just Asperger. Now if there were other mental illnesses, this would make since. Oddly, Asperger was only realized since 1995. So all the people that were born with it before 1995 were probably just assumed to be severely shy. Of course my son plays video games and always has to have the latest. Name one teenage boy that doesn't? He also reads, relishes in science and learning. He has never inflicted on himself or any other person bodily harm. This boy was mentally unstable with not just Asperger syndrome.

  • wally55

    It all ends tomorrow! Good-bye shitty world!

  • Irena

    100% agree with the article!!!!!

  • http://healthcaretyranny.com Tyranny

    Follow the Links On Paul Watson's Story. This story About Fanapt is a hoax. http://www.prisonplanet.com/fanapt-hoax-hides-rea… So who is this Jonathan Character claiming to be Adams uncle?? According to Breitbart and the Police there were no meds involved. http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2012/12/1… I agree there were most likely meds involved but what meds? According to a Mayo site some of the commonly used meds used to treat Aspergers' are Abilify,Intuniv, Luvox, (Columbine med), and risperdal just to name a few. Why is this shady Jonathan character showing up talking about a little known medication like Fanapt? Was he on it at some point or know someone else taking it? Are the police covering something else up here? If he was in the health system it's most certain he was medicated at some point. So what meds or combination of meds were they. this whole story is getting shadier by the minute.

  • Heather

    People used to put their mentally I'll family members in sanitariums for life. They did not have drugs to help ppl with schizophrenia, OCD, manic depression, etc. Some of the psychoactive drugs do help some ppl to lead almost normal lives. The problem here is with the parent and he wasn't being followed closely enough by his psychiatrist. Federal funding cuts directed at mental health services have made it difficult for the mentally ill and their families to get the assistance they need. Either we pay now with access to care, or we pay later with an increase in crime, homelessness, and violence.

  • Polo

    The evidence is given by the same pharmaceutical companies.

  • organic dream

    drug company are differently deranged.

  • Fern

    I have to disagree. I'll start with weapons. Knives, hammers, chainsaws, guns, riffles. heck even a really sharp icicle do not kill, PEOPLE do. But let's go back to when life was simpler and the food came from your garden or the local farmer when Chemicals were not very well known yet and the food was at it's purest, neighbors, friends, family people in general were more sociable. But since the crazy late 60 into 70'S the mentality of thinking has gone out of control, cause this is the PERIOD when the chemicals began to become in full force. The statistics show it, it's writen in plain black on white. I for one know, because I have change what I consume to nourish my body as made my thinking much more alert of what is around me and has awaken my consciousness. Until we wake to the fact that our most important organ our "brain" is being attacked with the dangerous chemicals that's in our main foods, this will continue. And just for the shake of it, google it, cause that's how i found my information on this. Find out how fast Dextrose, MSG and other harmful chemicals travel to our subconsciousness (brain) and read on what it does to the human organs(coming from well respected doctors). And once people start to understand this the problem will continue. And i'm not saying this is the 100% remedy to everything but it's the good start to a better life for everyone.

    • DrMeatwadPhD

      How many times are you going to post the exact same words. We get it.

      There is another aspect of society you all are over looking. That is the organized criminal culture so rampant everywhere you look. Stopping all prohibitions will do a lot to fix that major error. I remember being so angry at unreasonable family, the method I had to get over it was to smoke a few, and the blood pressure eased.

  • Fern

    I have to disagree. I'll start with weapons. Knives, hammers, chainsaws, guns, riffles. heck even a really sharp icicle do not kill, PEOPLE do. But let's go back to when life was simpler and the food came from your garden or the local farmer when Chemicals were not very well known yet and the food was at it's purest, neighbors, friends, family people in general were more sociable. But since the crazy late 60 into 70'S the mentality of thinking has gone out of control, cause this is the PERIOD when the chemicals began to become in full force. The statistics show it, it's writen in plain black on white. I for one know, because I have change what I consume to nourish my body as made my thinking much more alert of what is around me and has awaken my consciousness. Until we wake to the fact that our most important organ our "brain" is being attacked with the dangerous chemicals that's in our main foods, this will continue. And just for the shake of it, google it, cause that's how i found my information on this. Find out how fast Dextrose, MSG and other harmful chemicals travel to our subconsciousness (brain) and read on what it does to the human organs(coming from well respected doctors). And once people start to understand this the problem will continue. And i'm not saying this is the 100% remedy to everything but it's the good start to a better life for everyone.

  • Franko

    Yeah, pharma companies can be very evil, but it's reckless to make an article like this without any evidence. Congratulations on your 15 mins of fame. Happy now?

    • Robert Felix

      Do you work for Big Pharma or have their stock in your portfolio?

  • aschlimm

    Before everyone tells their life story, lets look at a few very important facts. If this article were true it would be on msn and confirmed by a coroner. The title even says truth THEORY. This man did not go to med school and just wants to boost his ego with 15 minutes of fame by writing an article.

    • Anonymous

      So u think msn is a truthful sight? Hahahahahahahahahahanahahajahahanahah
      R u taking these drugs? Cause ur really confused

  • Joe

    "Adam Lanza has now been reported by mainstream media to indeed be taking the violence-linked anti-psychotic drug known as Fanapt" mainstream media is a source now? where did they get the info from? I've looked into it. It doesn't exist. The parents aren't talking. Law enforcement isn't talking. THIS IS COMPLETE DISINFORMATION. They're creating more controversy to distract america from the most dangerous and unreported news in history. THE $43 TRILLION LAWSUIT AGAINST THE BANKS! Is it coincidence that the Fathers of two mass murderers Lanza & Holmes were to testify in the Libor scandal? Is it coincidence that CNBC Exec Kevin Krim's children were MURDERED, 1 Day After CNBC Reports $43 Trillion Bankster Lawsuit. This shits real. The gun debate, the drug debate, all bullshit news to distract americans.

    • Fern

      You are so right Joe.

  • karla babe

    there is no ONE cause.. there are layers of circumstances that lead to such tragedies.. they all need to be looked at and some evaluations done at every level..

    assault weapons have to go.. that is an absolute..
    the chemicals we are told are okay are not.. perhaps parents of victims class action suit against the big pharma is in order.. they need to be held accountable for the greed killings..

    • Fern

      I have to disagree. I'll start with weapons. Knives, hammers, chainsaws, guns, riffles. heck even a really sharp icicle do not kills men do. But let's go back to when life was simpler and the food came from your garden or the local farmer when Chemicals were not very well known yet and the food was at it's purest, neighbors, friends, family people in general were more sociable. But since the crazy late 60 into 70'S the mentality of thinking has gone out of control. The statistics show it, it's write in plain black on white. I for one because I have change what I consume to nourish my body as made my thinking much more alert of what is around me and has awaken my consciousness. Until we wake to the fact that our most important organ our "brain" is being attacked with the dangerous chemicals that's in our main foods, this will continue. And just for the shake of it, google it, cause that's how i found my information on this. Find out how fast Dextrosem MSG and other harmful chemicals travel to our subconsciousness (brain) and read on what it does to the human. And once people stat to understand this the problem will continue. And i'm not saying this is the 100% remedy to everything but it's the start to a better life for everyone.

    • Fern

      I have to disagree. I'll start with weapons. Knives, hammers, chainsaws, guns, riffles. heck even a really sharp icicle do not kill, PEOPLE do. But let's go back to when life was simpler and the food came from your garden or the local farmer when Chemicals were not very well known yet and the food was at it's purest, neighbors, friends, family people in general were more sociable. But since the crazy late 60 into 70'S the mentality of thinking has gone out of control, cause this is the PERIOD when the chemicals began to become in full force. The statistics show it, it's writen in plain black on white. I for one know, because I have change what I consume to nourish my body as made my thinking much more alert of what is around me and has awaken my consciousness. Until we wake to the fact that our most important organ our "brain" is being attacked with the dangerous chemicals that's in our main foods, this will continue. And just for the shake of it, google it, cause that's how i found my information on this. Find out how fast Dextrose, MSG and other harmful chemicals travel to our subconsciousness (brain) and read on what it does to the human organs. And once people start to understand this the problem will continue. And i'm not saying this is the 100% remedy to everything but it's the good start to a better life for everyone.

    • altgenesis

      Government harms more people than any man or woman. The right to bear arms protects the people from a repressive government. The government made laws that enslaved black people. The CIA tested radioactive drugs on school children in the 50's. The government sends young men off to wars started by government lies. Ten thousand young men in this volunteer army have committed suicide. More than have been killed in combat. Hundreds of police coral peaceful protesters and gas, taser, and club them, then arrest them for resisting arrest (resisting being beaten). Some protesters are even killed.
      Why aren't we complaining about these incidents.

      Ban prozac and similar drugs. Before we had these drugs we didn't have as many incidents like this. The shooter in the University tower many years ago had a brain tumor, which they discovered after autopsy.

      Automatic assault weapons are already banned. Only semi-automatic weapons are legal. If he couldn't get a gun then a samari sword would be just as deadly, and more silent, especially with gas and a gas mask.

  • Fern

    I'm with you all on this. But please lets go the ROOT first, then we can judge. I have no use what so ever for BIG PAHRMA. Drugs are chemicals that companies put together to supposedly cure our bodies. Were did they get the recipes, they got them from our ancestors and made them chemically now a days. I have cured my prostate cancer and sick liver and eczema, hemroids from eating 70% greens, 30%fruits and organic plant supplements. Natural food cures. The problem starts with the foods we are led to eat. MSG Dextrose are the main factor for most brain sickness and is in over 80% of our foods today. I know this is a mild sickness but still just to prove my point. My son had ADHD and with no medication he cured himself with the change of diet with results in the first couple of weeks with only natural foods, absolutely no processed food. Dextose, MSG are all direct related with brain malfunction. My wife cured her start of parkenson, and her fibromialgia is cureing it's self. Lets start by feeding ourselves and our children with real foods and let nature take it's course. But that will most likely not happen cause we all live fast paced lives do to the life style forced upon us by the BIG BANKERS cartel. They are the ROOT to all of this, and that my friends started in 1913. We should start there, to make that little change in our lives. LET"S START AT THE ROOT OF THE PROBLEM PEOPLE and fix it once and for all. And just for starters check out the increasing rate of diseases, viruses and cancers since the early 70s, it's reported to have increased to a high of 86%. So who to blame, "GO TO THE ROOT" Have a great day everyone.

    Read more: http://naturalsociety.com/predictions-confirmed-s

    • Joe

      BANKERS CARTEL? well back the fuck up and go back to the shooter. Is it coincidence that the Fathers of two mass murderers Lanza & Holmes were to testify in the Libor scandal? Is it coincidence that CNBC Exec Kevin Krim's children were MURDERED, 1 Day After CNBC Reports $43 Trillion Bankster Lawsuit. This shits real. The gun debate, the drug debate, all bullshit news to distract americans.

      • Fern

        Joe no need to get all hostile. I agree with you. This is what I'm saying the ROOT of pretty much everything that's going on is because of the BANKSTERS. They are expert creators of the "Problem" they wait for our reaction. and for some miraculous reason they always have a "Solution" to the problem. But check they have been making mistakes, like this situation (things don't add up anymore) it's out of hand. Also keep an eye out for a sudden death of an important public figure or some important thing that will again delusion the public to veer the attention. They think they are "masters" but people like you Joe are awakening. And that's what is scaring them the most.

      • Gary

        I read up a bit on the Prison Planet Watson allegation that Holmes’ dad had some involvement with LIBOR.

        Critics responded that this was nuts, and why. The guy and a team of people wrote some software to catch patterns that might indicate a stolen credit card, identity theft.

        When flagged, a CSR would contact the owner for verification. Mr. Holmes was furthest thing from LIBOR, except the firm he worked for was connected, but he could not have testified on LIBOR any more than the janitor.

        Lanza’s dad, a corporate lawyer, seems to have been closer to the LIBOR scandal, but there are teams of lawyers. LIBOR was a gang of banksters rigging interest rates for profits.

        I have heard zero explanations about how this non-existent “connection” to LIBOR could link the divorced father to his son’s actions. Appears he was not even in his son’s life much.

        What’s the angle? A “mob” warning to daddy via his son “programmed” to kill strangers, which would derail daddy’s role on a team of corporate attorneys?

        I agree with WILLIAM BLACK economist and investigator of criminal fraud in banking, who sent 1000 people to prison on the S&L collapse and scandal, that the “control fraud” from the top is way bigger in the Bubble/Crash of 2007, so people SHOULD be investigated and fully prosecuted.

        I agree with and I promote ALL the New Economic Perspectives people on their sharp, accurate, non-hysterical criticisms of Wall St and the Govt.

        The Financial Crisis that resulted in record bonuses for WS executives is chock full of political crimes, like de-regulating aka removing “rules” on a financial system that is defined BY the rulesets that comprise it, but also a great many actual conspiracies to defraud that Black describes.

        I’m not a “shill”, just because I dispute or strongly question this dubious bit of conspiracy theory on Bankster ties to Adam Lanza and some unnamed cause-effect circumstance.

    • dottiehp

      You are probably doing the most sane thing to save your mind and life by going herbal. But, do you remember many years ago an article that predicted germ and chemical warfares shot over to U.S. by other countries which have the effect on us to destroy others as well as ourselves. One effect was the maniacal outbreaks of our young people? The article was written sometime more than 40 years ago and I cannot remember by whom. It had an impact on me then and today through strange maladies, diseases and insanity of our young, I can see it has come to pass.

  • lol

    Interview tne doctor then, super journalists

  • AMW

    I work in an Emergency Room here in California. Over the past 3 years due to the economy, we have become a mini Psych Ward on a DAILY basis. Mental Illness DOES exist, and the cut-back in mental health clinics, has been a huge mistake. Also, firearms have been around for centuries, and through many different social generations of our country, without the mass murder rate we "now" see. We have a breakdown in our society. No one wants to address the real issues here… Hint: The real issue is not firearms. The real issue here is people be it parents or society in general, turn a blind eye to Mental Illness, because it's simply inconvenient to deal with. NO ONE of "sound" mind would EVER give a person access to a firearm, who shows signs of a mental illness with violent tendencies. Also, our country needs to get on board with paying more attention to the warning signs, rather than the tragic "end results" of potentially violent people who have access to firearms. I could go on and on, but what's the use?… People don't like hearing the truth or acknowledging it, because if they did, they'd have to actually "do" something about it.

    • Dana

      Please look up Dr. Rima E. Laibow who has worked for over 40yrs with these patients and has never perscribed any psychiatric drug; plus you answered yourself when you say firearms have been around for centuries… without mass murder; if this is the case why the rise in mass murder now that we have a rise in over perscribed psychiatric drugs?

    • Neva

      Again – I do Not believe that guns are the problem !! That's just like blaming the vehicle because the driver ran over someone on the way home. Or someone high on meth ran over someone on the way home. People are ALWAYS finding something or someone to blame besides stepping up to the plate and accepting responsibility for their own actions !! I do agree that when the government shut down the mental health clinics every where, it was a huge mistake. People were literally put out on the street with no medications, no home, no money and no idea how to survive. And no family to help them because they were ashamed of their mentally ill relative, but most people are NOT knowledgeable in caring for a mentally ill person either.

      • Mark

        The car example doesn't work here because cars are heavily regulated and policed. Guns are very lightly regulated in comparison. The access people have to guns is similar to giving everyone access to Indy Cars. It would be mahem. Guns need a similar level of control and licensing.

        A good example is how difficult it is to get a race car, bus or a big truck license. People who don't need to drive one of these vehicles don't bother trying to get a license because it is too difficult. So it should be with guns. If you wish to operate an assault weapon you should have a licensing system that ensures you have the skills to use it appropriately and policing to ensure that it is only used in appropriate situations and places.

        If that were to happen the practical outcome would be only police and military organisations would have these weapons outside a few clubs and hobbyists.

  • Anonymous

    I believe it falls on the mother. She n only she knew his diagnosis. I knew there was something mental about the incident. But i cant deny the fact that he was on a mission. A lot of psych meds n actually any med, if u read the side affects r exactly the reason y ur taking them. So taking the or any med is already a huge risk. They normally increase all ur symptoms ur trying to avoid. His own mother made him an outcast to the world.

  • Guest

    Are the only people who reply on here conservative conspiracy theorist good ol' boys who are whining that their guns are going to get taken away?? Geeze!

    • DrMeatwadPhD

      No

  • rmh7069

    I have long argued that mental health and the over-abundant and over-prescribed anti-psychotics were factors that need to be looked at next to access to assault weapons, high volume magazines, better database connecting mental health and criminal records to gun registration as well as security measures.

    Like the gun lobby the pharmaceutical industry's deep pockets have been controlling the conversation and the legislation.

  • Stephanie

    Having worked with the mentally ill, these drugs are a life saver (usually). Of course, there are side effects, but they don't outweigh the benefits of treatment. If he was on this drug, he should have been seen regularly by a doctor and medication adjusted accordingly. Unfortunately, I believe the blame here rests with the mother, who paid with her life for it. If he was prone to violence, there never should have been anything that could be used as a weapon within his reach. Period. It would be easy to blame big pharma, the drug or anything thing else, but this blame goes strictly to the mother. An honest and open debate on mental illness would be welcome here though.

    • Dana

      Dr. Rima E. Laibow will 100% disagree with you! She has worked with patients for over 40yrs and has never once prescribed any psychiatric drug & would ween people off if they were on them; she developed and used natural methods to help all her patients; I would strongly advice you to look her up!

    • http://www.frontsight.com dave

      AT Stephanie So the precious lives of these children that passed away in Newtown do not outweigh the benefits of treatment? I agree there are benefits to mentally ill with medication, however not everyone is at the 'same level' and some it is so hard, or borderline to be labeled as such. You make it sound so easy to take a young lad to the doctor and have his medication adjusted. Thats very compliicated and how does a young person really know how to articulate what he is really going thru in side affects with mother and doctor. I mean, I hear what you are saying, and I agree with some, however its more complicated and the blame cannot be just put on one person…Did you read the side affects of this drug? Did it push him over the edge? I dont know but it needs to be looked into.

    • DrMeatwadPhD

      Yes the benefit the attending nurses from having to actually look after their patients. Listen to Dana and look up that doctor. She claims to have been Adam Lanzas doctor and according to her, he was NOT on any of these medications. The way the "official" story has been altered over the hours and days, combined with the unprecedented threat made by the Lt., tells me that it is more of a black op for some political gains or simply a threat from a terrorist organ(stealing)ized criminal nation of land thieves.

      • Dana

        Let me clarify about Dr. Rima claiming to be Adam Lanza's doctor: that was a video response she did to another article called I am Adam Lanza's Mother where a mother was telling her story which was similar to Adam Lanza & his mom; in the comment section some asked what would Adam Lanza's doctor say basically asking for any doctor to comment/respond to the original article… so she is not Adam Lanza's doctor & has never treated Adam Lanza but she responded to article as a voice from the perspective of, if she was Adam Lanza's doctor…. hope this clarifies things and makes sense

    • Debbie

      Stephanie, You may just have a conflict of interest given that you work for the mental death profession. You should read books like ANATOMY OF AN EPIDEMIC, MAD IN AMERICA, MEDICATION MADNESS, PROZAC BACKLASH, YOUR DRUG MAY BE YOUR PROBLEM, 2nd ed., THE MYTH OF THE CHEMICAL CURE, RETHINKING PSYCHIATRIC DRUGS, THEY SAY YOU'RE CRAZY, MAKING US CRAZY, THE SELLING OF THE DSM, PHARMAGEDDON, LET THEM EAT PROZAC, ADHD FRAUD, TOXIC PSYCHIATRY, THE TRUTH ABOUT THE DRUG COMPANIES, AMERICAN FOOLED and countless others exposing the total fraud of biopsychiatry in bed with BIG PHARMA with their junk science DSM "bible" of bogus stigmas to push lethal, dangerous drugs to pretend to solve the problems they cause and/or make much worse for greed, profit and power. You are either clueless or a self serving hack like the rest of them.

  • London Bridges

    Mental health treatment-acknowledging the need for, achieving appropriate measures and sustaining it…need to have waaaaaay more discussion in this world!!!

  • Ralyn Schraceo

    @ Stephanie – WTF, let's just blame the dead mother and let the real criminals off scott free. These drugs are dangerous yet they are being over prescribed by regular doctors that have no clue about mental health or phychology. The fault lies with the drug makers and the prescribers – not the mother for exercising her 2nd Amendment RIGHT. Sounds like typical liberal thinking – did you grow up in Chicago?

    • Fern

      I'm with you all on this. But please lets go the ROOT first, then we can judge. I have no use what so ever for BIG PAHRMA. Drugs are chemicals that companies put together to supposedly cure our bodies. Were did they get the recipes, they got them from our ancestors and made them chemically now a days. I have cured my prostate cancer and sick liver and eczema, hemroids from eating 70% greens, 30%fruits and organic plant supplements. Natural food cures. The problem starts with the foods we are led to eat. MSG Dextrose are the main factor for most brain sickness and is in over 80% of our foods today. I know this is a mild sickness but still just to prove my point. My son had ADHD and with no medication he cured himself with the change of diet with results in the first couple of weeks with only natural foods, absolutely no processed food. Dextose, MSG are all direct related with brain malfunction. My wife cured her start of parkenson, and her fibromialgia is cureing it's self. Lets start by feeding ourselves and our children with real foods and let nature take it's course. But that will most likely not happen cause we all live fast paced lives do to the life style forced upon us by the BIG BANKERS cartel. They are the ROOT to all of this, and that my friends started in 1913. We should start there, to make that little change in our lives. LET"S START AT THE ROOT OF THE PROBLEM PEOPLE and fix it once and for all. And just for starters check out the increasing rate of diseases, viruses and cancers since the early 70s, it's reported to have increased to a high of 86%. So who to blame, "GO TO THE ROOT" Have a great day everyone.

    • DrMeatwadPhd

      Get off the "liberal" excuses you have. This California hippy likes my guns. There is one substance that would be a lot better for all of these "problems" the professionals seem to invent every year, and it is a non-toxin, you can never over dose, and somehow the feds have classed it as one of the top forms of intoxicant to outlaw. Can you guess what it is?

      I also suggest you look into the ninth amendment compared to one of the worst chemicals a human can ingest known as alcohol or liquors. Now drop that intoxicant liquor into the ninth amendment where it says "certain right enumerated in the constitution". I hope you get it, because you are stuck in the faux anti liberty movement, calling others liberals.

  • cefro

    It’s a blog forum. Get over it. The issue is clear–the guy was on dangerous psychotropics, following a long pattern of similar shootings in the past 20 years. Now we’re about to dive into a national debate about gun reform, likely to result in the removal of this country’s citizens rights to bear arms. If you want something to get heated about, get heated about THAT.

  • pat marks

    This is a problem with our society. The drug companies make too much money from selling their drugs. This is a perfect example of horrific effects that anti-psychotic drugs have on a person. The person goes into an illusory state and is at the effect of the drug.We need to ban the Doctors from giving these drugs to people,

    • Clarice Easton

      These drugs help a large population of kids and adults that take them. There are only a few instances of violence recorded with the drug–The violent individuals would have done the same acts if they had been on a stomach medication or an inflamation drug—These cases are few and far between. Don't give the manics an excuse to point out that "the drugs did it" or "the gun did it". Manics like this can go online and find out how to make a bomb for mass destruction. Over all we might can detect a few cases of this type of individual but really there is nothing we can do. As far as schools we can protect them by having building securities and armed police officers. The mass school shooting in Pearl, Ms. was stopped by a principal that ran to his car to retreive his handgun. If he had not retrieved the weapon a lot more kids would have been massacered.

      • Dana

        Just because you did not have a bad reaction to these type of drugs doesn't mean that others don't or won't have a bad or negative reaction and to call doctors like Dr. Rima Laibow a "maniac" or anyone else who happens to not agree with you a "maniac" tells me just how closed minded you are; if we were talking about someone who went on a heroin binge and jumped out of a window would you still be saying it was not the drug that caused them to jump out the window; that they would have jumped out the window anyway if they weren't high on heroin? All drugs, prescription and non-prescriptions drugs have the potential to be very dangerous and cause quite violent reactions in many people so to not look at one of the many causes of theses types of shootings as being the drug is just plain naive!

  • Mana

    It is very long nown, psycho-drugs are causing many and worst problems as befor the man tuked it, Big Pharma doesn´t want to help people they want only our money. My grandparents never tuked such bullshit and they had normally problems as we. The differnce is atr time of my grandparents psychiatry and Big Pharma don´t have any diagnose and drugs for it.

  • Shoonie

    I am sure the access to guns is more the obvious problem and why the mother had these guns in her house!

    • timeklek

      Guns are the best defense against Tyranny (Lexington/Concord) and it is obvious' our governments have an agenda for just that (UN's Agenda 21 for starters).

      • Mowgli

        Lol, what a misnomer.. Someone who believes that has never really seen organised oppression.

    • cefro

      Guns are not, never have and never will be, the problem.

      • Mark

        Occasionally people go postal, for all sorts of reasons. When they do they will use the best killing tool available. In this case Adam used a semi auto pistol. A very efficient killing tool. If guns were banned Adam would have had to use something else. Maybe a knife or a baseball bat. Both are much less efficient and much harder to use for killing. Adam would have had difficulty killing more than one person. Killing even one person would not have been certain.

        Everything that caused or allowed Adam to kill is part of the problem. That includes: Guns, Doctors, Drugs, Family, the list goes on. This list should be sorted in order of things that enabled this tragedy to occur. Once sorted each issue should be addressed starting from the top. Because guns make this event so easy they will be near, if not on the top of the list.

      • Joel

        Re “the problem” And yet, there would hardly ever be a mass murder without them. The availability of guns is an essential condition even though not a sufficient condition. Do you understand logic?

    • Neva Adamson

      NO " the access to guns is NOT the more obvious problem " ! The obvious problem is the lack of his (and many other's) doctor's to closely monitor their patience when they prescribe these mind altering drugs ! It is NOT the guns fault !!

  • Mike Rose

    The drugs here could be a red herring: compare this Newtown tragedy with the shooting at Aurora.
    To dispel theories to the contrary (and to give us the essential view which dispels the lone-maniac-derneged-gunman plot that TPTB want us to believe) here are transcripts and hours of audio of ALL the Aurora police communications tapes … (of course you aren't s'posed to know this stuff even exists, let alone available for free online here) http://www.freedomslips.com/aurora/police_transcr

  • Chris

    ALL drugs have potential side effects! I was on prozac for several years, & had no problems with it. With those types of drugs, it is the responsibility of the Dr. & the family along with the patient to be aware & keep tabs on the person taking these. If it had such a bad history, why would a Dr. put a patient on this drug? First it was the fault of the guns & now it's the fault of the drugs! When will it be the fault of Adam Lanzer?? Why is it always someone or something else's fault now days? I'm in no way taking up for the drug companies, I'm just saying that millions of people are on all kinds of drugs for all kinds of reasons and have very little or NO side effects! So if you wanna blame someone, blame his mother & his doctor for not paying more attention to Adam & his life. This is not something that just happened overnight. it was well planned out. So why blame anyone except the person that did the shooting, Adam Lanzer?

    • uncle fester

      Um because mental illnesses that go untreated is a real problem? Derp.

    • guest

      Because drugs cause the type of behavior that Adam Lanza exhibited time and time again, look back before the widespread use of anti-depressants and the world was a very different place. These school, theater, workplace and home killings were not something that happened often, in fact they were very very rare. The person Adan Lanza has been described as very intelligent and very very shy prior to the use of this drug. The drug creates a new person from the old one, a person who is no longer able to discern what he or she is doing. Further Adam in his last picture looks very, very malnourished to me, I am also concerned that he was also not hungry on this drug, so we have an unbalanced, malnourished young man of 20 all because of a prescription that was given to him by a doctor. I would like to see the doctor up on charges. It's time for these doctors to take responsibility for their actions, they are accountable and should be held as such. I do agree it is not the fault of the guns and that Adam and his mother where they alive must be held accountable also. Which brings up the fact that the father and his new wife left their home and went into hiding, I think he should be held accountable also, where was this man who created a child and then hadn't talked to the boy in 2 years, ridiculous, the father knew there was a problem and hoped he wouldn't have to do anything about it or be involved, that is wrong on every level!

    • http://www.frontsight.com dave

      He is not saying "its not adams fault…" Just bring attention to what has been 'pushed aside' concerning this particular drugs side affect…It goes without saying some of the stuff you mentioned…you brought up good point though…

    • HB3

      I am usually the first person to agree that blame should lie on the perpetrator of a crime. I worked as a state prosecutor myself for many years. However, I have been studying the link between SSRIs and violence for nearly 2 decades, since I was introduced to the subject in a medical malpractice class in my law school days, and there is no doubt in my mind whatsoever that these drugs lead to homicidal and suicidal outbursts in a sizable minority of people who take them. The drug companies have paid out hundreds of millions of dollars in unreported settlements and have been caught destroying and manipulating the incriminating results of drug trials in which these adverse reactions appeared time and time again. Free will is not an indomitable force; personality and volition can be shaped by internal brain chemistry just as they can by external events, and particularly so in the case of youngsters who are still in the process of forming their own identities. You would not blame alcohol for causing a fatal accident even though you would agree that it made the driver unfit to take the wheel, and the reason for this is because the person chose to imbibe and render themselves inebriated. Since they knew or should have known of the possible consequences, they are to blame. That is not the case for people who are prescribed much stronger mood-altering substances by a medical 'professional' — they do not choose these drugs anymore than a diabetic chooses insulin, and they have no way of predicting or coping with the overwhelming aggression that these drugs may cause. Indeed, perversely, they are unlikely to know that their violent desires are the result of the medications and thus unlikely to stop taking them. Even if they or their family members notice a disturbing change and report it to the attending psychiatrists, the psychiatrists are more likely to INCREASE the dose of the offending medication than to identify it as the problem — despite the fact that these drugs come with a black box warning stating they can cause homicidal tendencies, and despite the fact that the psychiatrists' own diagnostic Bible, the DSM, says the same thing. I will not excuse an Adam Lanza or James Holmes, but I cannot justly accuse them either. There is a real question mark as to where the person ends and the drugs take over. That they can take over is beyond dispute. But none of us have the magic microscope that would allow us to see where that line in the soul is drawn in any given case.

      • YTR

        You are absolutely correct. Your reply is extremely well thought out and well put. Wouldn't it be great if the unreported
        settlements had to be reported for the good of the public. Please continue your work it is vital.

    • winston

      You are comparing yourself to someone completely different than you, or the millions who take these drugs who have not committed such acts. Sometimes it is, as you say, straightforward. Other times situations are more complicated. You have no idea the levels of delusion and mental illness a person can struggle with. Add the wrong cocktail of chemicals in his/her brain. We are pharmacological beings naturally. When science goes messing around in our brains, en masse, there are no guarantees what kind of reaction they're going to illicit in some people. If Adam was on a drug, the side effects of which state: hostility, aggression, mania, confusional state, & impulse-control disorder, then could very well turn out to be more than just a little significant.

      • http://ajl.smugmug.com winston

        You are comparing yourself to someone completely different than you, or the millions who take these drugs who have not committed such acts. Sometimes it is, as you say, straightforward. Other times situations are more complicated. You have no idea the levels of delusion and mental illness a person can struggle with. Add the wrong cocktail of chemicals in his/her brain. We are pharmacological beings naturally. When science goes messing around in our brains, en masse, there are no guarantees what kind of reaction they're going to illicit in some people. If Adam was on a drug, the side effects of which state: hostility, aggression, mania, confusional state, & impulse-control disorder, then could very well turn out to be more than just a little significant.

        **I got my domain name wrong on my website link. shouldbe: ajl.smugmug.com

    • Clarice Easton

      The majority of drugs used to treat mental disorders never cause any problems. It is only a very few that show the negative side affects that are listed. Even the low keyed anti-depressants list dangers of suicide or agressive behavior. The medicines will not be effective in all cases. It is ridiculous to take several cases that have gone violent and label the drug to cause this type of behavior. If he had been on an inflamation drug, he would have done the same thing–I agree with Chris–quit trying to blame guns, drugs and other issues on a person that causes violent murders when they would have performed the act if none of the issues were present–I too have taken similar medicines that have saved my life—I have not had one negative episode in 20 years—I also know many youth that are given medicines that have had nothing but postive results—When the medicines are studied there needs to be a large research group involved and % of cases showing negative affects—

      • Dana

        Drugs do cause this type of behavior and no some people would not cause these violent acts if they were not on the drugs that causes them to become suicidal, homicidal and/or psychotic, etc.. Just because you have not had any bad reactions to them doesn't mean others wont! Dr. Rima Laibow is someone who has worked with patients like Adam for over 40 yrs and has seen first hand the devastating effects of these types of drugs…..

      • YTR

        I'm sorry Clarice but hundreds of court cases and Coroners reports disagree with you. Many, many people have been found to act completely out of character while on these drugs. I'n my opinion many, many more would be reported if those who it effected spent the huge amount of effort required to see justice done. I have met with a mother who spent a huge amount of time (years) and money (tens of thousands) to push through the red tape required to have her son's suicide investigated the outcome was that the drug he was on was found to have caused his death. – She was a very dedicated lady but so many are overwhelmed by the loss of their loved one they can't confront the task of a fight to prove the cause.