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Each year 90,000 parents in the U.S. confront the profound suffering that follows the death of a child or adolescent.
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Federal authorities approved a Nevada hospital's proposal on Friday for correcting deficiencies that led to newly discharged psychiatric patients being bused out of state without adequate plans for continued care.
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We've all seen them: the surfers who race to the beach when a hurricane hits, the guy who decides to ride out the storm in his overmatched boat, the tornado chasers who fearlessly steer their cars alongside a scary-looking funnel cloud.
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As a biographer, I spend my days trying to get inside the heads of my dead subjects.
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The American Psychiatric Association has never once addressed the substantive questions raised about DSM-5. Instead, it has always followed the public relations recommendation to endlessly repeat the same meaningless mantra that many experts worked hard on DSM-5, that it reflects the latest in new science, and that it was the most open process ... (more)
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Tribunal rules that requirement for sickness benefit claimants to collect their own medical evidence disadvantages those with mental health problems learning disabilities or autism.
The local health care agency is concerned about Grand River Hospital's reductions in child and teen outpatient psychiatry care following the unexpected departure of most of its psychiatrists in recent months.
Reporters/editors/producers note: The following feature was produced by the American Psychological Association.
Jody DeVere, CEO of AskPatty.com , is a mom with two adult children fighting Multiple Sclerosis.
A Beaverton man whose adult son has Asperger's syndrome has self-published a book he hopes will help other parents whose children are on the autism spectrum.
The release of a new medical text doesn't normally generate the kind of fever-pitch anticipation of say, a new Harry Potter book or iPhone model.
The DSM-5 has been updated for the first time in a generation. But what exactly is this psychiatrists' 'bible' and how are its changes likely to affect you? This had nothing to do with the effects of a full moon or any substances you imbibed the night before; but rather the weekend release of the latest edition of the psychiatrists' 'bible' - the ... (more)
A long-anticipated revision of an official diagnostic guide to mental illness, known as the DSM-5, was released this week.
"Mental health" - what does that even mean? Although most commonly used in conjunction with the word "issue," the reality is that everyone sits somewhere on the mental health continuum, just like the physical health continuum.
Mounting evidence shows striking similarities in the brains of people who are suicidal.
A mentally ill woman who is 23 weeks pregnant has the right to decide for herself if she wants an abortion, a judge ruled yesterday.
A blood test that can tell if a pregnant woman is at risk of post-natal depression is being developed.