Tag Archives: Psychiatric

Featured Research (2001) – C. Even, S. Friedman & K. Lanouar, Bipolar Disorder After Mefloquine Treatment

Case report of bipolar disorder in a patient with no personal of family history of psychiatric disorders,  presumably induced by mefloquine. Also see the extensive list of mefloquine related neurological and psychiatric case reports on our research page. C. Even, … Continue reading

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Canadian Psychiatrist Dr Greg Passey on Mefloquine, PTSD and the Somalia Affair

This is an extract from a recent story by Sheila Pratt in the Edmonton Journal, covering her interview with former Canadian military psychiatrist Dr Greg Passey. One of the problems encountered by mefloquine veterans because of the nature of this … Continue reading

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Feature Story – Answers Sought Over Army’s Use of Malaria Drug Mefloquine (Sima Kotecha, BBC)

“How can it be that we have a situation where this loyalty and duty of care that should be delivered by the surgeon general and the defence chiefs is a complete deficit?”  Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Marriott MBE (retd) There are … Continue reading

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Feature Story – Mefloquine and the Canadian Airborne Regiment in the “Somalia Affair” 1993

“This is not who I am, John.” Private Kyle Brown, Canadian Army, 1993 In 1993 Canadian soldier John Dowe deployed to Somalia with the Canadian Airborne Regiment. During this deployment the soldiers were used as subjects in an unethical mefloquine drug trial. … Continue reading

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