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Schizophrenia (INACTIVE)

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  • Adam Lanza's father says he wishes son had never been born

    Peter Lanza, the father of the man who killed 20 children and six educators in an elementary school in Connecticut, wishes his son, Adam, had never been born because the massacre was an act that “couldn't get any more evil.” In a series of...
  • Leader of Mexican vigilante group arrested in double homicide

    Leader of Mexican vigilante group arrested in double homicide
    MEXICO CITY — One of the best-known leaders of Mexico’s vigilante “self-defense” movement has been arrested on suspicion of participating in a double homicide, raising new doubts about the federal government’s strategy of...
  • Letters: Caring for the mentally ill

    Letters: Caring for the mentally ill
    Re "A new look at Laura's Law," March 10 Allowing court-ordered Laura's Law treatment for adults with severe mental illnesses can help everyone if done correctly. The most important part of the article states that people suffering from debilitating...
  • Older dads' kids more vulnerable to mental disorders

    A child born to a father 45 or older is three and a half times more likely to be diagnosed with autism, more than 13 times more likely to have attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and almost 25 times more likely to suffer from bipolar...
  • L.A. police panel revises officer shooting reviews

    The Los Angeles Police Commission on Tuesday revised the way it evaluates police shootings, tying an officer's use of deadly force to his or her actions in the moments leading up to the incident. The unanimous decision by the civilian panel that...
  • L.A. Police Commission may revise scope of shooting inquiries

    L.A. Police Commission may revise scope of shooting inquiries
    The Los Angeles Police Commission is poised to adopt a major shift in the way it judges police shootings, tying an officer's decision to pull the trigger to his actions in the moments leading up to the incident. The rule change, which will be taken up...
  • Brain feeling 'weird'? Here's where to start

    Brain feeling 'weird'? Here's where to start
    Dear Pharmacist: I have brain fog, attention deficit and a general feeling of disconnection to the world. I take the drugs Provigil, Zoloft and clonazepam. I also take vitamins, but nothing helps. I see a psychiatrist who says I'm just depressed from my...
  • The frustrating, confusing world of mental illness

    After writing about mental-health crisis training for police last week, I got an outpouring of response from people who've been impacted by mental illness. I mainly heard from frustrated parents who feel like they have no place to turn for their sick sons...
  • Health-Care Consultant Qualidigm Looks To Grow, Diversify

     Health-Care Consultant Qualidigm Looks To Grow, Diversify
    WETHERSFIELD — For 30 years, this health-care quality improvement company has faced next to no competition. Qualidigm, founded in 1983, heavily depends on government contracts, and most of its work is collaborating with nursing homes, hospitals,...
  • O.C. doctor accused by medical board to give up license

    SAN FRANCISCO — More than four years after a 52-year-old psychiatric patient was left with a broken neck for five hours on the floor of her room at Metropolitan State Hospital, the physician responsible for her care has agreed to give up his...
  • Police become first responders in mental-health crisis

    The question was simple: What are some names we call people with mental illness? The cops in the classroom laughed nervously before answering: nut job, bananas, schizo, psycho, cuckoo, wacko, whackadoodle, Signal 20, crazy, loco, insane, batty,...
  • Doctor accused by medical board will give up license

    SAN FRANCISCO — More than four years after a 52-year-old psychiatric patient was left with a broken neck for five hours on the floor of her room at Metropolitan State Hospital, the physician responsible for her care has agreed to give up his...