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Alleged TV attacker arraigned

...highly likely that Ms. Davison's ... alleged actions were caused because she suffers from an emotional or psychiatric disorder," Prosecuting Attorney James Scott said.Scott said he was constrained to ask for cash bail due to Davison's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-12/alleged-tv-attacker-arraigned
Local
My Turn: The serious costs of maijuana

...impaired motor coordination, reduced life satisfaction, cognitive impairment and increased risk of chronic psychiatric disorders, including schizophrenia, in individuals who are predisposed to those disorders. The adverse effects are especially...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-21/my-turn-serious-costs-maijuana
Opinion
Gov signs 'medically necessary' abortion bill

...proposed an amendment on the House floor to include psychiatric disorders among the list of "medically necessary" criteria...19-21.A second try that would have only included psychiatric disorders that put the woman at risk of death also failed...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-18/gov-signs-medically-necessary-abortion-
State | AK legislature
House begins to debate abortion funding bill

...performed."The House defeated a proposed amendment offered by Rep. Cathy Munoz, R-Juneau, to add to that a psychiatric disorder that places the woman's health at risk, in line with language in the regulations. Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-11/house-begins-debate-abortion-funding-bi
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Setting the facts straight on SB49

...believe the bill is not perfect. I will present an amendment on the House floor to add language so that it covers psychiatric disorders, making the measure consistent with current state regulations. If SB49 fails, the medical-necessary definition...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-06/my-turn-setting-facts-straight-sb49
Opinion | AK legislature
New Parnell regulations are an invasion of medical privacy

...submit a form listing medical conditions such as "renal disease," "diabetes," "cervical dilation" or "a psychiatric disorder." This intrusion into our personal medical records is unprecedented and inconsistent with the Alaska Constitution...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-01-14/new-parnell-regulations-are-invasion-
Opinion
No more state funding for elective abortions

...for women suffering from mental health issues. The department's regulations say that a pregnant woman with a psychiatric disorder would have to be "in imminent danger of medical impairment of a major bodily function" to have an abortion covered...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-07/no-more-medicaid-funding-elective-abort
State
Health agency proposes new abortion regulations

...medically necessary," though the proposed regulation includes in its definition of medically necessary a "psychiatric disorder that places the woman in imminent danger of medical impairment of a major bodily function" if an abortion isn't...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-08-19/health-agency-proposes-new-abortion-reg
State
Planned Parenthood suing over Alaska abortion regulation

...conditions, including eclampsia (a serious complication of pregnancy), congestive heart failure, coma and a psychiatric disorder that places a woman in "imminent danger of medical impairment of a major bodily function" if an abortion is not...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-30/planned-parenthood-suing-over-alaska-ab
State
House Finance takes up abortion funding

...regulations, pending trial.The regulations also define an abortion as medically necessary if the mother has a psychiatric disorder that places her in "imminent danger of medical impairment of a major bodily function" if an abortion is not performed...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-26/house-finance-takes-abortion-funding
State | AK legislature

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