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Across the nation, a serious shortage of psychiatrists

...according to Dr. Darrell Kirch, president of the medical colleges association."There remain issues of stigma around mental disorders," said Kirch, a psychiatrist by training. "The people who suffer most from that are the patients, but we still...
Nation and World
After all is said in theater attack trial, was Holmes sane?

...burden of proof in these cases on the state: Prosecutors must show, beyond a reasonable doubt, that despite Holmes' mental disorder, he was capable of appreciating the wrongfulness of the shootings, which also wounded 58 people and left 12 others...
Not For Web
Man's 'terrorizing' break-in ends with a guilty verdict is almost resolved, the motivation for the attack remains unknown. Wilkins has never been diagnosed with a mental disorder but testimony revealed that he thought Cosgrove and Whittaker were her mother and grandmother.State prosecutors maintained...
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...
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...
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...
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...


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