When Getting Help Hurts: Psychotropics and Homicide in America


What do most spree killers in America have in common? They were taking psychotropic medication. The United States Food and Drug Administration has warned that psychotropic medications can cause hallucinations, psychosis, mania, aggression, violent behavior, suicidal thoughts and suicidal behavior. Meanwhile, the pharmaceutical companies are raking in billions on the drugs, contributing generously to congressional campaigns and treating doctors to expensive dinners in pursuit of ever increasing profits. This short documentary explores the relationship between psychotropic medications and homicide in America, where five percent of the world’s population consumes fifty percent of the world’s pharmaceutical drugs.

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