In Elizabeth Dermody Leonard's study of incarcerated women convicted for causing the death of abusive partners,(98) the drugs most frequently mentioned by the inmates include the antidepressant drugs Sinequan, Elavil, Desyrel, Vivactil, and Vistaril, and the antipsychotics Thorazine, Haldol, Mellaril, and Stelazine.
The antidepressant drugs Sinequan, Elavil, Desyrel, Vicactil, and Vistaril are frequently mentioned by respondents in the data analyzed in this paper.
a medical expert testified that "aggressiveness, assaultiveness, and agitation" generated by the tricyclic antidepressant Sinequan
had played a significant role in the crime.
Some of the better known antidepressants prescribed in Canada and the USA are Elavil, Desyrel, Sinequan, Tofranil and Nardil.
The psychiatric drugs involved in these deaths were broken down as follows: "major tranquilizers -- Mellaril (200), Thorazine (100); minor tranquilizers -- Valium (900), Librium (200), Equanil and Miltown (200); antidepressants -- Elavil (700), Adapin and Sinequan (200).