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If You Build it, They Won't Come

Joel Judd | Posted 06.05.2012 | Denver
Joel Judd

CSP II, Colorado's newest solitary confinement prison, cost several hundred million dollars. We've used a small part for one year and are about to mothball it. It will likely never again be used for any purpose.

When Do We Get to Diagnose Our Own Society?

Carol Smaldino | Posted 03.28.2012 | Health News
Carol Smaldino

A furor is obviously escalating as to who gets diagnosed for what, psychiatrically speaking. In particular, the New York Times on Jan. 25, 2012 had a ...

Casey Anthony Says She Became Pregnant After Passing Out At Party

AP | MIKE SCHNEIDER | Posted 03.12.2012 | Crime

ORLANDO, Fla. — Casey Anthony told a psychiatrist that she became pregnant with her daughter, Caylee, after passing out at a party when she was 18 y...

Should Electroconvulsive Therapy Be More Difficult To Get? FDA To Decide.

DJ Jaffe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
DJ Jaffe

The Food and Drug Administration is having a meeting to decide who controls your right to choose mental illness treatment.

7 Myths About Child Mental Health

Dr. Harold Koplewicz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Harold Koplewicz

Debunking myths about child mental health is critical to getting more children the help and understanding they deserve.

Mental Illness Policy Forces Police to Shoot Mentally Ill James Jay Lee at Discovery Channel

DJ Jaffe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
DJ Jaffe

If you are mentally ill in Maryland, you are over 2 ½ times more likely to be arrested for it than treated for it.

Court rules gassing mentally ill is illegal. Is this the best we can do?

DJ Jaffe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
DJ Jaffe

Psychiatric Times reported an appelate court decision: "Chemical Gassing of Mentally Ill Inmates is Unconsitutional": A Federal appeals court has su...

Why You'll Need A Personal Brain Trainer

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alvaro Fernandez

Substantial gains could be achieved by organizing everyday activities that grow neurological abilities and sustain brain health. If the ordinary citizen is to achieve brain fitness, they'll need to work at it.