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Psychiatric Illness

Maryland Student Committed To Hospital After Threat Of Access To Weapons

AP | Posted 12.18.2012 | Education

LAUREL, Md. -- Maryland police say a high school student was committed to a hospital's psychiatric ward after classmates reported feeling threatened a...

Are Tantrums A Psychiatric Diagnosis?

Lisa Belkin | Posted 11.19.2012 | Parents

Naming a syndrome gives it power, which is why changes to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, or DSM, are so closely watched. W...

The Murder of Mental Health Caring

Carol Smaldino | Posted 08.17.2011 | Impact
Carol Smaldino

The American Dream was to include everyone, even the tired and the poor, and those without benefit of private rehabs or psychiatric facilities.