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Antidepressants made me acutely psychotic

I lost the powers of speech... I was in a real state, almost in a trance. Two days later I was acutely psychotic. Suddenly I thought nothing mattered.

Katinka Blackford Newman

Katinka Blackford Newman's life was turned upside down after she was prescribed antidepressants to help cope with a marital break-up.

Within hours she went into a four-day toxic psychosis with violent hallucinations, imagining she had killed her children and ended up attacking herself with a knife.

Katinka is convinced the pills led to a year-long decline, but were they responsible?

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