Senate Republicans are already working to repeal the Affordable Care Act ? a move that could be devastating for those with mental illness. Eliminating the ACA would strip health insurance from an estimated 20 million Americans, including...Show More Summary
A balanced and graceful examination of youth, mental illness, and mythology.
Retail therapy for seasonal gloom is a ploy dreamed up by advertisers – the myth that happiness can be bought has the potential to be disastrous Waking up today, on so-called Blue Monday, the “most depressing day of the year”, you may already be aware that this concept is based on a fraud. Show More Summary
Mr. Rosato’s comedy career, which began in Toronto with the Second City troupe, ground to a halt because of mental illness and his incarceration.
Moms are supposed to love and protect their children no matter what. And that desire to protect doesn’t end after they become adults. But in the case of Donna Scrivo, a successful nurse in Michigan, she killed and dismembered her adult mentally ill son and left his body in garbage bags on a snowy rural... Show More Summary
The history of a shooting suspect highlights the complicated issues police face when assessing disturbed individuals.
This is just all kinds of ugly from Uma Thurman's ex — and the star is now dealing with the aftermath of a flying string of vicious accusations that played out in court this week. Thurman, who is undergoing a custody trial against her financier ex-fiancé and father of her daughter, Arpad 'Arki' Busson, was the [...]
When the Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”) was passed into law seven years ago, it signaled a fundamental change in America’s healthcare system. After all, in every other first-world, industrialized nation, healthcare is a basic right of citizens. Only in the U.S. has healthcare been seen […]
A remarkable and troubling new paper: Addressing reverse inference in psychiatric neuroimaging: Meta-analyses of task-related brain activation in common mental disorders Icahn School of Medicine researchers Emma Sprooten and colleagues...Show More Summary
The name of one of the San Francisco police officers involved in the shooting of a mentally ill man during an arrest attempt on Jan. 6 has been released by the department. The shooting occurred on Capitol Avenue in the Ocean View neighborhood...Show More Summary
It’s now becoming clear why Uma Thurman didn’t want the press to be allowed in the courtroom for the custody trial for the four year old daughter she shares with ex fiance Arpad “Arki” Busson, who is also Elle MacPherson’s ex. But on day one of the trial, Busson is making accusations that Uma Thurman... Show More Summary
Body camera footage has yet to be released, but officers described being assaulted by 40-year-old Sean Moore, who was shot twice by officers last week and remains in critical condition. [ more › ]
In this episode of the Psych Central Show, hosts Gabe and Vincent welcome mental health researcher and Psych Central Founder, Dr. John Grohol, to discuss the newly passed 21st Century Cures Act. In addition to other bills, the Act integrated parts of what was previously […]
With 2015 sophomore release Joy, Departed, emo anthem-slingers Sorority Noise converted frontman Cameron Boucher's struggle with depression, addiction, and mental illness into a hopeful blast of kinetic energy. It was one of the year's best albums, and it rocketed Sorority Noise out of the shadow of Boucher's screamo combo Old Gray. The Hartford band shared…
Cari Ann Wright pleaded guilty Wednesday to second-degree murder while mentally ill.
Court stays execution of a mentally ill man who was sentenced to death in 2003 for murdering a fellow police officer.
Murder convict's mother says "he is not in a stable state of mind," and he "needs medical treatment, not execution"
As part of a plea agreement, Cari Ann Wright pleaded guilty to second-degree murder while mentally ill,
A man who spent four months in jail for treating his deathly ill son with natural remedies instead of medicine is back to pushing his family’s nutritional supplements — which they claim treats mental illness. David Stephan and his wife were convicted last year of failing to provide the...