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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
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
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
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
Standing up for the mentally ill, when the government won't

...cancer deserve appropriate medical care, and so do those stricken with Alzheimer's, schizophrenia and other psychiatric disorder. Untreated, mentally ill adults spiral into unemployment, self medication, crime, and suicide. However...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071307/let_20070713030.shtml
Opinion
Accused Hoonah cop killer to stand trial this fall

...Marvin had a delusional disorder."He is obviously not a normal person, and to say that he doesn't have a psychiatric disorder is to essentially state that his behavior falls within a range of normal human behavior," Sperbeck said. "This...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-06-11/accused-hoonah-cop-killer-stand-trial-f
Local
Accused Hoonah cop killer found competent

...Marvin had a delusional disorder."He is obviously not a normal person, and to say that he doesn't have a psychiatric disorder is to essentially state that his behavior falls within a range of normal human behavior," Sperbeck said. "This...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-06-12/accused-hoonah-cop-killer-found-compete
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