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Children of Darkness

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Elyn Saks: A tale of mental illness -- from the inside

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Linda: A Documentary on Mental Illness Part 1

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How to Tell if Someone is Faking Mental Illness | Malingering / Factitious Disorder

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Understanding Mental Illness, Episode 1: What is Mental Illness?

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Bellevue Inside Out

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My story: Suicide and Mental Illness

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Study: More Than Half of People Executed Have Severe Mental Illness

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Thomas Insel: Toward a new understanding of mental illness

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Mental Disorders, Illness, Health: Psychiatric Hospitals in 1950s America

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New York Times (blog)

New York Times (blog)
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:01:42 -0700

That experience led her to create the Broken Light Collective, an online gallery intended to provide a supportive environment for photographers affected by mental illness. The site now has contributors from 150 countries, struggling with disorders like ...

ABC News

Delaware County Daily Times
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:41:44 -0700

The man, who had a history of mental illness and diabetes, was a friend of Plotts who also resided at Kenneth House. When Plotts hadn't seen his friend for a few days, he went into his apartment, found his body and then called police, Chitwood said.

The Guardian

The Free Lance-Star
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:15:00 -0700

Edd Houck grew up playing baseball and football on the lawn of Southwestern Virginia Mental Health Institute. At night, he saw people peeking out from barred windows in the hospital in the town of Marion. Treatment of mental illness has come a long way ...

The Virginian-Pilot

The Virginian-Pilot
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:26:15 -0700

The next National Alliance on Mental Illness Family-to-Family class will run from Aug. 19 to Nov. 4 on Tuesday nights at Beach Fellowship Church, 1817 General Booth Blvd. Call 828-6264 to register. A similar NAMI class in Norfolk will run Thursday ...

The Economist

The Economist
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:00:00 -0700

THE human brain is the most complicated object in the known universe. Considering that complexity, and the number of jobs it has to do—from regulating appetite to thinking great thoughts—the brain goes wrong surprisingly rarely. But go wrong it ...

USA TODAY

USA TODAY
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:11:15 -0700

WASHINGTON — The nation's largest prison system has spent more than $36.5 million on psychotropic drugs to treat thousands of offenders in the past four years, according to federal Bureau of Prisons data supplied to USA TODAY. Nearly 10% of the ...
 
Huffington Post
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:48:45 -0700

Yet we rarely talk about the connection between mental illness and hunger and how access to food can do more than just provide a full stomach. Numerous studies have shown a link between poor intestinal health and an increase in mental illness -- though ...
 
NPR
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 01:45:53 -0700

Ted Stanley is giving $650 million to the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. The money will fund efforts to find and treat the genetic underpinnings of mental illness. From member station WBUR in Boston, Curt Nickisch reports Stanley's gift was ...
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