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Schizophrenia (INACTIVE)

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  • New Maryland mental health initiative focuses on identifying and treating psychosis

    New Maryland mental health initiative focuses on identifying and treating psychosis
    One day last summer, a former Navy reservist phoned police in Newport, R.I., to say someone was using a "microwave machine" to send vibrations through his body to keep him from sleeping. Six weeks later, the same man took a shotgun into the Washington...
  • Hopkins wins $70 million NIH grant; UM left out

    Hopkins wins $70 million NIH grant; UM left out
    The Johns Hopkins University regained a five-year, $70 million federal grant designed to change how researchers pursue drug development and other medical treatments, but the University of Maryland, Baltimore lost its first bid for a similar grant, the...
  • The dangers of cat poop revisited

    The dangers of cat poop revisited
    A new study has been making the rounds in the media concerning the health dangers of parasites found in cat poop. Dr. Robert H. Yolken, director of developmental neurovirology at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center, and research psychiatrist Dr. E. Fuller...
  • Right-wing 'reporter' makes mental health a political issue

    Right-wing 'reporter' makes mental health a political issue
    I cannot write this the way I want. Doing so would invade the privacy of too many people. But I can't be silent, either. Last week, you see, President Barack Obama spoke before a conference of mental health advocates at the White House. It is necessary,...
  • Lieber Institute expanding at Johns Hopkins research park

    Lieber Institute expanding at Johns Hopkins research park
    Slices from thousands of brains fill nearly a dozen freezers set to 112 degrees below zero on the top floor of a research building at the Johns Hopkins Science + Technology Park. Inside those slices might be the secrets to schizophrenia and other mental...
  • Kinyua guilty, not criminally responsible in cannibalism case

    Kinyua guilty, not criminally responsible in cannibalism case
    Alexander Kinyua pleaded guilty Monday to charges that he killed a family friend with an ax and ate his heart, and a Harford County judge found the defendant not criminally responsible for the act because of mental illness. The decision means Kinyua, 22,...
  • Campus police get mental illness training

    Campus police get mental illness training
    The voices are constant. They fight each other for space in your brain, and while you try to process what they're saying — "You're worthless, we hate you" — you can't believe what you're seeing: the TV weatherman talking directly to you....
  • U.S. must restore biomedical research funding

    U.S. must restore biomedical research funding
    To us, biomedical research is not an abstract idea funded by wasteful government spending. It is work done by driven and passionate young people like ourselves who want to save lives -- but that work requires money, resources, and time.  We are a...
  • Md.'s job base returns to pre-recession levels

    Md.'s job base returns to pre-recession levels
    Maryland's job base is finally back to the size it was half a decade ago — before the deep recession gouged a big chunk out of it. It's a psychologically important milepost in the long slog toward recovery, one reached as the nation is still...
  • Baltimore VA hospital faulted for lengthy emergency room stays

    Baltimore VA hospital faulted for lengthy emergency room stays
    Shortages of beds, doctors and nurses in the Baltimore VA Medical Center's emergency room resulted in nearly half of a sample of patients spending more than 6 hours at the facility, including one who waited more than 24 hours, according to a critical...
  • Slaying of Baltimore civil rights protester still unsolved

    Slaying of Baltimore civil rights protester still unsolved
    Everyone begged William Lewis Moore not to go to Mississippi. His pastor told him he would get killed walking around in a sandwich board sign protesting segregation. His family worried about where he would sleep and eat. Even fellow civil rights...
  • NAMI coordinator Haynes honors memory of her sister

    NAMI coordinator Haynes honors memory of her sister
    Ashley Haynes is working long hours out of a tiny cubicle these days, earning about half what she was a few months ago. And she couldn't be happier. As events and education outreach coordinator for National Alliance on Mental Health Illness in Maryland,...