Tag Archives: mental health

I Still Believe Most Of Us Are Good, but …

I was horrified to read that two of the six policemen that beat a man with schizophrenia so badly that he died have been found not guilty. Perhaps some of you have heard of the case (Southern Calif.) since it’s … Continue reading

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Are You A “Mental Defective”?

Once a year my son gets a letter referring to him as a “mental defective.”  He has schizo-affective disorder and has been court ordered to follow treatment. He once asked me, “How do you think I feel when I get … Continue reading

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New Research

New research links different diagnoses to same genes.   Mental illnesses share common DNA roots, study finds By Maggie Fox, Senior Writer, NBC News The biggest study yet into genetics and mental health has come up with a stunning result: … Continue reading

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Lance Armstrong: Psychopath?

This question’s been posed on the Internet since people with this personality disorder have egos the size of the sun. Being charming is also in the mix. Lance was capable of lying to the public for years, and then tried … Continue reading

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Link To NAMI’s Magazine, The Advocate, Winter Edition

The latest edition of the mag from The National Alliance on Mental Illness (the largest organization of its kind) can be read on-line at: http://online.qmags.com/ADV1212#pg1&mode2      

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Doing The Right Thing

My local newspaper featured a story about a young man with serious mental-health issues (bipolar disorder, ADHD, and possibly autism). Recently he’s been arrested two times and since he just turned eighteen, programs, which had been available, disappeared overnight. His … Continue reading

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Brains in Crisis

Great link to article on immune-system suppression in schizophrenia from a link on the website of the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation. http://www.portnews.com.au/story/341629/new-research-to-help-trials-for-schizophrenia-drugs/

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