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Psychiatry (INACTIVE)

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  • Man charged with killing another patient at psychiatric hospital

    For the second time in just over a year, a patient at the maximum-security Clifton T. Perkins state psychiatric hospital has been charged with killing another patient, state police said Friday night. David Rico-Noyola, a 22-year-old patient at the Howard...
  • 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...
  • Patient killing at state psychiatric hospital is second since 2010

    For the second time in just over a year, officials at the state's maximum-security mental hospital will review procedures after a patient was charged with killing his roommate. The killing of David Rico-Noyola, 22, at the Clifton T. Perkins Hospital...
  • Advocates, union call for changes at mental hospital

    Mental health advocates and labor union officials are calling for increased staffing and policy changes at the state's maximum security mental hospital — including a reassessment of how patients are paired as roommates — after one patient...
  • Fear factor: Why we're more scared of the unlikely

    Fear factor: Why we're more scared of the unlikely
    Julie McKinney almost didn’t talk to us for this story. Not because she was worried about what she’d reveal or that she was nervous to see herself in print. But because of what she might see: a picture of a snake. McKinney is scared of...
  • Trouble at Perkins

    Trouble at Perkins
    It may be some time before we know the exact circumstances surrounding the killing last week of a patient at Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center in Jessup. What we do know is that this was the second such tragedy to occur there in little over a year, and...
  • Safety concerns raised after back-to-back patient killings at Perkins

    After two patients were killed in the span of a week by fellow patients at the state's maximum-security mental hospital, mental health advocates say safety must be improved — but one warned against a clampdown. "It sounds counterintuitive, but...
  • O'Malley names new Perkins hospital CEO

    O'Malley names new Perkins hospital CEO
    State officials tapped a veteran psychiatric hospital administrator Wednesday to take over leadership of Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center, where two recent killings have sparked questions about the safety and therapy provided at Maryland's maximum-...
  • Americans still scarred by Sept. 11 attacks

    Americans still scarred by Sept. 11 attacks
    When an earthquake hit the Baltimore area recently, a familiar anxiety crept over Kimberly Anthony — not unlike her feelings after the terrorist attacks a decade ago. Anthony, a Washington resident, still carries psychic scars from Sept. 11, 2001....
  • 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...
  • Perkins patients can be the toughest to treat

    Perkins patients can be the toughest to treat
    As a new chief executive at Clifton T. Perkins investigates what led to two recent slayings at the state's maximum security mental hospital, he will confront a facility full of patients who have become increasingly hardened and troubled. The system of...
  • Crofton father sent to psychiatric hospital after attack on family

    A Crofton father who admitted Thursday that he slashed the throats of his wife and daughters before cutting himself will be treated at a state psychiatric hospital, after a judge accepted a psychiatrist's findings that the man snapped because of extreme...