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Psychiatry (INACTIVE)

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  • Dr. Herbert Leonard Warres

    Dr. Herbert Leonard Warres
    Dr. Herbert Leonard Warres, a World War II combat surgeon who later became a radiologist and headed the outpatient radiology department at what is now the University of Maryland Medical Center, died Wednesday at North Oaks retirement community in...
  • Dr. Ernst F. L. Niedermeyer

    Dr. Ernst F. L. Niedermeyer
    Dr. Ernst Friedrich Lepold Niedermeyer, who was a leading researcher, author, clinician and pioneer in the field of electroencephalogy and its use in epilepsy and other brain research, died Thursday of colon cancer at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson. The...
  • Maryland hospitals creating live registry of psychiatric patients

    Maryland hospitals creating live registry of psychiatric patients
    A consortium of medical professionals from hospitals across Maryland is in the process of developing a new, live, statewide registry of psychiatric patients. Their aim is to help deal with widespread overcrowding in their general psychiatric units and...
  • Peering into the troubled mind of Robert Schumann

    Peering into the troubled mind of Robert Schumann
    Robert Schumann heard so much music in his head, he felt compelled to compose. "I cannot help it," he wrote to his wife, Clara, "and should like to sing myself to death, like a nightingale." When he died at the age of 46 in an asylum, the only sounds he...
  • Ravens Q&A: Ricky Williams

    Ravens Q&A: Ricky Williams
    Each week, we bring you a Q&A with a Ravens player, coach or team executive to help you learn a little more about the team. Today's guest is running back Ricky Williams. How is the season unfolding for you on a personal level? It's good. I guess I judge...
  • City gets decked out for what may be purplest Friday yet

    City gets decked out for what may be purplest Friday yet
    For months, Ravens fans have been trading in their Friday business attire, work uniforms and school clothes for purple-hued garments — flaunting their support for the team. But this Purple Friday could be the most extreme yet. As the AFC North...
  • Denying same-sex marriage defends children's rights

    Opposition to extending civil marriage to same-sex couples isn't theocracy as Sen. Allan Kittleman has suggested. It's not bigotry, narrow-mindedness, hatred or "homophobia." It's common sense! And it's a matter of children's rights. Each of us has a...
  • Gay marriage opponents need to get the facts about homosexuality

    Gay marriage opponents need to get the facts about homosexuality
    A state delegate from Virginia recently wrote on this page that "Sexual orientation is not limited to same- or complementary-sex attractions but includes attractions to children, prostitutes, multiple wives (polygamy), dead persons (necrophilia), animals,...
  • Stress may cause brain to shrink

    If  you're stressed out from a divorce, a hard day at work or a fight with your girlfriend it might be causing your brain to shrink. A study by Yale University researchers found that stressful life events can reduce gray matter in regions of the brain...
  • Not all seizures mean epilepsy

    Stress is behind some seizures rather than the neurological disorder epilepsy, researchers at Johns Hopkins have determined. A team of doctors and psychologists evaluated patients admitted to Hopkins’ inpatient epilepsy monitoring unit for...
  • Accused Jessup mental hospital killer ruled not competent to stand trial

    A man accused of killing a fellow patient last year at the Clifton T. Perkins state psychiatric hospital in Jessup is not competent to stand trial, a judge ruled today. Andre Mayo, 46, is facing one count each of first-degree murder and second-degree...
  • True friendships are good for the health of men and women

    Most of the emails I receive that request forwarding to others, I don't pay much attention to, unless they have cute animal photos or some real meaning to me. One from my best friend Bev, who lives in Mesa Ariz., captured my attention. The subject line "I...