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Opinion: Truth exposed: We haven't done enough for combat veterans

...Vietnam War. It was then that modern psychiatry clinically recognized it in their Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. But as Gara pointed out during a committee hearing about his bill, veterans "don't want to be labeled as having...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-02/opinion-truth-exposed-we-havent-done-
Opinion
Empire Editorial: Hey Juneau, get your daily dose of 'D'

...cause weakness in bones and joints, it has been linked with the onset of diabetes and heart disease, as well as mental disorders such as depression. "If someone is fatigued, depressed, if they just don't feel good or have aches and pains...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-09-25/empire-editorial-hey-juneau-get-your-
Opinion
Glossary of LGBTQ terms

...lesbians and occasionally bisexuals. The word is often associated with the proposition that same sex attractions are a mental disorder, and is therefore distasteful to some people.LGBTAn acronym for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender. At...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-04-29
Local
Unwavering NRA opposes any new gun restrictions

...statements serve only to increase the stigma around mental illness and further the misconception that those with mental disorders are likely to be dangerous."___Associated Press writer Adam Goldman contributed to this report.

http://juneauempire.com/kevin-freking/2012-12-24/unwavering-nra-opposes-any-new-
Accused Hoonah cop killer to stand trial this fall

...whether Marvin had a delusional mental disorder.Dr. Lois Michaud, a forensic...means exaggerating or faking a mental disorder."I think that it's a game...only be partially due to the mental disorder, and more due to a "legal defensive...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-06-11/accused-hoonah-cop-killer-stand-trial-f
Local
My Turn: The right attitude with mental health

...in ignorance of the conditions that generated them is wrong. It is simply not right for the system to be aware of mental disorders and then attempt to compromise them with imperfect justice. The present process of justice is too unwieldy and standardized...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101903/opi_myturn2.shtml
Opinion
State granted $3.5 million to treat disorders

...issues, you have to make sure the substance abuse folks have the basic screening skills to make sure a person has a mental disorder," she said. "We believe it was happening in some places and not in others. We want it to be the norm everywhere...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111103/sta_disorders.shtml
News
Thankful for the basics

...scant representation of the nearly 10 million adults in this country who are inflicted with severe and disabling mental disorders. I will never take my own mental health for granted. 2. My physical health. One in seven Americans lacks health...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122403/let_letter1.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...kill tumor cells, they are given toxic drugs or radiation that makes them sick and debilitated. To manage chronic mental disorders, they are prescribed potent agents that may make their arms and legs jerk and even change their personalities...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021899/Ope_traffordcol.shtml
Psychiatrist: Carpenter likely was exaggerating her stress

...a violent or threatening event that would trigger the disorder. The criteria in the standard reference book for mental disorders include seeing actual or threatened death or serious injury, or being seriously injured, or experiencing a threat...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/013102/Loc_djtrial.shtml
Local

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