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ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) - The long-awaited, controversial new edition of the bible of psychiatry can be characterized by many numbers: its 947 pages, its $199 price tag, its more than 300 maladies (from "dependent personality disorder" and "voyeuristic...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) - Up to 20 percent of children in the United States suffer from a mental disorder, and the number of kids diagnosed with one has been rising for more than a decade, according to a report released on Thursday by the U.S. Center for...
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These groups meet regularly. Bereavement Support Group — Fourth Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. This group is for adults who are mourning the loss of a loved one. All are welcome. St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Room 105, 8300 Old Columbia Road, Fulton. 410-792-...
Go to a busy street in your community and count the next 25 adolescents who walk, bike, skateboard, stroll or saunter past. Odds are that two of those 25 kids (8.3% to be exact) would own up to having experienced 14 or more days in the last month that...
AP Medical WriterCHICAGO (AP) — In the new psychiatric manual of mental disorders, grief soon after a loved one's death can be considered major depression. Extreme childhood temper tantrums get a fancy name. And certain "senior moments" are called "mild...
StatewideThe Connecticut Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI Connecticut) is pleased to announce that it will hold its 10th Annual Walk Fundraiser on Saturday, May 18th, 9-11:30 a.m. at Bushnell Park in Hartford. The free event will feature...
At least 29 people in Connecticut have died in the past seven years after deadly encounters with cops: 18 shot to death; probably 11 more after being hit by police Tasers. Almost 59 percent of those fatal incidents involved blacks or Latinos,...
Tags: Dannel P. Malloy , Prisons, Minority Groups, Criminals, Shootings
ReutersCENTENNIAL, Colo. (Reuters) - A Colorado judge on Monday opened the door to accused movie theater gunman James Holmes pleading not guilty by reason of insanity to charges he murdered 12 filmgoers last year, in a case that could bring the death penalty...
Tags: Politics, Criminals, Zoloft (drug), Movies, Justice System
Gov. Jerry Brown has made it clear how unhappy he is about having to produce a plan to reduce the inmate population of California's prisons by another 9,000. Under the 2011 realignment law, the state has already lowered the prisoner count by 43,000 by...
Tags: Prisons, Government, Politics, Regional Authority, Jerry Brown
The state penal system leaves a bad taste in my mouth, and you should have the same reaction as well. California's mental health system and protocols leave a bad taste in my mouth too. Combine the two and stir. You have what can collectively be...
Tags: Health, Mental Health, Behavioral Conditions
JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, WASH. — The court-martial of Army Sgt. John Russell concluded Saturday with a military judge asked to decide whether the 14-year Army veteran was deluded by depression and despair as he shot five fellow service members in...
Sunday Flea Market and Bazaar, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Southwest Focal Point Community Center, 301 NW 103rd Ave., Pembroke Pines. Free. Call 954-450-6960. Free Admission Day for mothers, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Bonnet House Museum & Gardens, 900 N. Birch Road,...
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