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Psychiatry (INACTIVE)

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  • Accused school shooter had troubled childhood, witnesses say

    Accused school shooter had troubled childhood, witnesses say
    Robert W. Gladden Jr.'s difficulties at school, including reports that he bullied peers, and his troubled home life emerged during Wednesday's daylong hearing to determine whether the teen charged in the Perry Hall High School shooting should be tried...
  • Gilded Age for sale: F. Scott Fitzgerald's Baltimore house

    Gilded Age for sale: F. Scott Fitzgerald's Baltimore house
    If you want a taste of the Gilded Age, just plunk down $450,000, the asking price for a Baltimore townhouse once owned by F. Scott Fitzgerald. The author who gave us "The Great Gatsby" and other classics lived in Towson and Baltimore while wife Zelda...
  • Hooked on treatment: Marylanders pay clinic millions, but diagnoses questionable

    Hooked on treatment: Marylanders pay clinic millions, but diagnoses questionable
    Kevin Brown knew he was hooked on crack cocaine. That was obvious each time he set off on another smoking binge. But Brown says he never imagined that he also suffered from a mental illness until he walked into Baltimore Behavioral Health Inc. A day or...
  • BBH employed doctor convicted of Medicaid fraud

    BBH employed doctor convicted of Medicaid fraud
    Baltimore Behavioral Health Inc. is under investigation by the state's health inspector general for employing a psychiatrist who had been convicted several years earlier of Medicaid fraud. The doctor, Roman Ostrovsky, 53, is one of eight physicians...
  • Family finds that helping others pays handsomely

    Family finds that helping others pays handsomely
    Morris and Sandra Hill sit atop a corporate ladder fashioned from their own family tree. The couple has helped build Baltimore Behavioral Health Inc. into a $17 million enterprise. Two of Sandra Hill's children have jobs paying six-figure salaries, and...
  • Violence affected Marine's life long before his killing

    Violence affected Marine's life long before his killing
    It was after 1 a.m. on June 5, 2010. Tyrone Brown had already had plenty to drink. But he wasn't ready to go home. The 32-year-old Baltimore native tried to drag his sister and a friend into Club Hippo, but they didn't want to go into a gay bar,...
  • Mental illness and the courts

    Mental health professionals have known for years that people who suffer from serious mental illnesses are often more likely to end up in jail than in some form of treatment. That's why a new program in the Baltimore City Circuit Court to divert some...
  • Moms who planned C-sections report high satisfaction, study says

    Moms who planned C-sections report high satisfaction, study says
    Dawn Cofiell was adamantly opposed to delivering her son Donovan by cesarean section three years ago, but a complication made it unavoidable. The experience was so smooth, pain-free and convenient that she surprised her doctor with requests to plan the...
  • Ruxton hue and cry similar to that heard about Project Home in 1983

    I agree with Dr. Steven Sharfstein when he wrote, "We are all in this together" ("A teachable moment in Ruxton," April 27). It behooves us all not to forget it. What is happening in Ruxton reminds me of what happened in 1983 in Baltimore County when I...
  • Former Padonia Club executive pleads guilty in child porn case

    The former chief executive of the Padonia Park Club in Cockeysville pleaded guilty Wednesday to distributing child pornography and will serve 18 months in prison. Ira Charles F. Rigger Jr. was sentenced to 10 years with all but 18 months suspended. He...
  • Dr. James Patrick Connaughton, psychiatrist

    Dr. James Patrick Connaughton, psychiatrist
    Dr. James Patrick Connaughton, a psychiatrist who was the founder and first director of what became the Johns Hopkins Children and Adolescent Mental Health Center, died Sunday of pancreatic cancer at his Cloisters home in the Woodbrook neighborhood of...
  • Dr. Betty W. Robinson, psychiatrist

    Dr. Betty W. Robinson, psychiatrist
    Dr. Betty W. Robinson, a psychiatrist who had been director of inpatient services at the Walter P. Carter Center in downtown Baltimore and an associate professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, died June 19 of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice...