Mother Stabs 11 Year Old Daughter: Then Stabs Self: 2 Week Withdrawal
Paragraph nine reads: "The court heard she had been a loving mother until a few months before the attack, when she became gripped by severe depression."
Paragraph 17 reads: "She was prescribed medication but had not been taking it for two weeks before the attack."
SSRI Stories note: Withdrawal can often be more dangerous than continuing on a medication. It is important to withdraw extremely slowly from these antidepressants, usually over a period of a year or more, under the supervision of a qualified specialist. Withdrawal is sometimes more severe than the original symptoms or problems.