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Red Lake, Minnesota / School Shootings / Anti-Depressants #793318

NBC Evening News for Monday, Mar 28, 2005
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Chicago: Kevin Tibbles) The arrest of the son of tribal chairman Floyd Jourdain in connection with the school shootings in Red Lake, Minnesota, noted. The safety of anti-depressants for children examined in light of the revelation that gunman Jeff Weise was suffering from depression; scenes shown from victims’ funerals; statistics on anti-depressants & school shooters’ mental health cited; details given of the FDA’s warning about the link between anti-depressants & suicidal behavior. [Weise’s RELATIVE – says Jeff’s dosage of Prozac was recently doubled.] [Harvard psychiatrist Joseph GLENMULLEN††- comments on behavioral changes.] [Children’s National Medical Center Dr. Adelaide ROBB†- says stopping the medicine out of fear is a disservice to children.]

Williams, Brian;
Tibbles, Kevin

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