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New trial granted for SC man in Zoloft case

...Carolina man who blamed the antidepressant Zoloft after the then-12-year-old shot...attorney's argued that the prescription drug Zoloft caused him to become manic and commit...wrong. Pfizer Inc., the manufacturer of Zoloft, said in a statement after the verdict...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-07-27/new-trial-granted-sc-man-zol
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Attorney says focus on Zoloft hurt boy's defense

...12-year-old South Carolina boy who killed his grandparents, blaming Zoloft, might have been better off if his attorneys had been focused...Pittman's attorneys unsuccessfully argued that the antidepressant Zoloft was to blame for his crimes. Now a new defense team is asking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/28/met_546049.shtml
Metro
Judge grants new trial for man in Zoloft case

...Carolina man who blamed the antidepressant Zoloft after he shot his grandparents to death...attorneys argued that the prescription drug Zoloft caused him to become manic and commit...showed he knew the killings were wrong. Zoloft manufacturer Pfizer Inc. said after the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2010-07-27/judge-grants-new-trial-man-zoloft-c
News
Zoloft defense trial enters second week

...clouded by the effects of the antidepressant Zoloft. The prosecution counters Pittman was...psychiatrist, testified it was anger, not Zoloft, that prompted Pittman to pull the trigger...so far that it was factors other than Zoloft," Dr. David Healy, a psychiatrist...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/07/met_442082.shtml
Metro
Killer testifies in Zoloft case

...that heavy doses of the antidepressant Zoloft clouded his judgment. As the chain linking...they were convinced the jury would blame Zoloft and not him for the killings. He said...in South Carolina could both blame the Zoloft and find him guilty of murder. Mr. Pittman's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/29/met_546179.shtml
Metro
'Zoloft' guilty verdict was absolutely right

...Christopher Pittman was absolutely correct, fair and essential to the pursuit of a just social order. This 15-year-old "Zoloft Boy" killed his grandparents because he did not like their handling of his issues and he then blamed it on antidepressants...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/22/let_444224.shtml
Letters
Zoloft murder decision upheld

...involuntarily intoxicated by the antidepressant Zoloft and didn't know right from wrong. In...wrote. Pfizer Inc., the manufacturer of Zoloft, has said the drug "didn't cause his...medication drive him to commit murder." Zoloft is the most widely prescribed antidepressant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/06/12/met_131953.shtml
Metro
Teen says Zoloft drove him to kill grandparents

...wrong was clouded by the antidepressant Zoloft. The boy was put on the drug three weeks...research might be available to support the Zoloft defense. In the three years the teen...increasingly wary of doctors prescribing Zoloft and other antidepressants for children...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/05/met_436377.shtml
Metro
Teen who killed grandparents gives interview

...teenager who blamed the antidepressant Zoloft after killing his grandparents said in...couldn't control himself when he was on Zoloft. "The littlest thing would just set...it was believed to be the only time the Zoloft defense was used in the case of a child...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/18/met_450642.shtml
Metro
Herbs gain popularity against ailments

...being used in Europe to treat depression. I am currently on Zoloft and have taken Prozac. These drugs have helped, but I have...and sexual complications. I would very much like to get off Zoloft, though, of course, I will continue to see my doctor regularly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/26/ent_213582.shtml
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