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Schizophrenia (INACTIVE)

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  • Springfield Hospital gives names to unmarked graves

    Springfield Hospital gives names to unmarked graves
    Tidy rows of more than 900 small gravestones, each with a number but no name, line a steep hillside at Springfield Hospital Center in Sykesville, a state facility for the mentally ill. For decades the hospital buried patients who died indigent, without...
  • Szasz turned psychiatry on its head

    Thomas Stephen Szasz, arguably the world's foremost psychiatrist, died Sept. 8. 2012. Former psychiatrist and current columnist Charles Krauthammer wrote that "Szasz is the kind of author no one reads but everyone knows about." That's unfortunate. Too...
  • Howard health officer praises decision to uphold federal health care law

    Ellicott City resident Marci Maisel has spent a lot of time worrying about her mentally disabled sister, Karen Smith. She worries about the thousands of dollars Smith has spent on health care, and the reality that Smith could go bankrupt if she needs to...
  • Jam fans flock to Pigeons Playing Ping Pong

    Jam fans flock to Pigeons Playing Ping Pong
    When the Bridge, the biggest band on Baltimore's jam scene, split up last Thanksgiving, live-music fans wondered who would fill the void. A year later, they may have an answer: Pigeons Playing Ping Pong. The quartet of singer/guitarist Greg Ormont,...
  • 15 years after split, a chance for Peter Angelos, Davey Johnson to patch things up

    15 years after split, a chance for Peter Angelos, Davey Johnson to patch things up
    Davey Johnson hadn't owned a home in more than a decade. But soon after being hired by the Orioles in 1995, he defied baseball managers' conventional logic by buying — rather than renting — a ranch house on the north side of Loch Raven...
  • Shootings underscore need to support mental health care

    Recently, there's been a rise in suicides and shootings at local schools and public places. The individuals at the center of these likely struggled with mental health issues. Due to the stigma our society has attached to mental illness, people are not...
  • The passing of Bel Air's 'Crazy' Steve Nelson, a soulful nonconformist

    The passing of Bel Air's 'Crazy' Steve Nelson, a soulful nonconformist
    We're never really ready for the news and then when it hits the shock just numbs us. On Tuesday, I drove by my old office at the now vacant Aegis building at 10 Hays St. and turned onto Pennsylvania Avenue as I've done so very many times, looking to the...
  • Md. to get $1.8 million in Abbott settlement over drug marketing

    Maryland is slated to receive $1.8 million for its part in a national settlement with Illinois-based Abbott Laboratories over allegations of illegal drug marketing, Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler said Monday. Abbott will pay $100 million to 44...
  • Senior Circles :Try to understand seniors who struggle with hoarding behaviors

    Do you know what hoarding looks like? You have probably seen articles in newspapers about hoarding of possessions and/or animals in a living space. There are also television shows about hoarding, showing rooms piled high with everything from newspapers...
  • Dr. Rose C. Kurz

    Dr. Rose C. Kurz
    Dr. Rose C. Kurz, a retired psychiatric nurse and educator who had been a consultant to the Pan American Health Organization, died Aug. 3 of complications after surgery at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air. The Forest Hill resident was 85. Rose...
  • Judge rules teen charged in Columbia stabbing death competent to stand trial

    A Howard County judge ruled Friday the Columbia teen charged with stabbing and murdering another teen in a Columbia apartment complex last July is competent to stand trial, according to T. Wayne Kirwan, spokesman for the Howard County State's Attorney's...
  • A smart investment

    A smart investment
    The human brain is a marvelous instrument, capable of the subtlest thoughts, feelings and perceptions, and of dreams even the gods might envy. Yet for all our cleverness in other areas, we still know embarrassingly little about how our own brains actually...