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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
Photo: Mental Illness Awareness Week declared

...purpose of the declaration is to increase public awareness of severe mental illnesses and to promote access to treatment for those who suffer from potentially disabling symptoms of mental disorders. Sound off on the important issues at

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100907/loc_20071009001.shtml
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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
Mental health is a public health issue

...a public health issue. Mental health is fundamental to overall health, indispensable to personal well-being. Mental disorders are health conditions that can be treated as effectively as other conditions. Mental health and physical health...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052200/Ope_myturn.html
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...a public health issue. Mental health is fundamental to overall health, indispensable to personal well-being. Mental disorders are health conditions that can be treated as effectively as other conditions. Mental health and physical health...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052200/Ope_myturn.shtml
My Turn: Another Christian point of view

...1973 the trustees of the American Psychiatric Association removed homosexuality from that association's list of mental disorders, saying, "Homosexuality per se implies no impairment in judgment, stability or general social or vocational capabilities...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092602/opi_myturn.shtml
Opinion
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
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
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