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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...
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...
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...
Accused cop killer to be re-evaluated for mental competency

...presenting any defense other than his assertion of innocence."Sperbeck reiterated his opinion that Marvin has a mental disorder, but he is able to stand trial. He's just not willing, the doctor said."Everybody felt that he was capable but...
Accused Hoonah cop killer declared competent

...unlike Sperbeck - she doesn't believe Marvin has a mental disorder, but agreed with Sperbeck that Marvin was able to...probably out of "practicing avoidance" and not due to a mental disorder or defect.Jury selection is slated to begin Monday...
Emotional testimony from family of slain policemen

...violent before.That testimony goes along with the narrative put forth by the defense that Marvin was suffering from a mental disorder that was growing increasingly worse, and that he was deteriorating over time, becoming more isolated and more "survivalist...
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.
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...
My Turn: The right attitude with mental health 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...
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...


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