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Psychiatry (INACTIVE)

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  • Man found competent to stand trial in death at state mental hospital

    A man accused of killing one of his roommates last year at the Clifton T. Perkins state psychiatric hospital in Jessup is competent to go to trial. Vitali Davydov, 24, is facing one count of first-degree murder. He is accused in the fatal beating of...
  • Loss of children inspires Ellicott City mothers to advocate for suicide prevention

    Loss of children inspires Ellicott City mothers to advocate for suicide prevention
    Before asking the question, Congressman John Sarbanes made sure to say "if you don't mind sharing." Donna Curley and Sara Tagget didn't mind. It was why they were in Washington that day. It was why they were sitting in Sarbanes' office. It was why they...
  • Cat killer Weibman gets jail time

    Cat killer Weibman gets jail time
    Ethan Phillip Weibman who plead guilty last fall to animal abuse in the death of one cat and the beating of another was sentenced Wednesday to 90 days in prison. After District Judge Charles A. Chiapparelli’s ruling, officers immediately took the...
  • Sallie P. Mink, registered nurse

    Sallie P. Mink, registered nurse
    Sallie P. Mink, a registered nurse who for 20 years had been educational director for depression and related affective disorders at Johns Hopkins Hospital, died Saturday of brain cancer at Keswick Multi-Care Center. The one-time Ruxton resident who...
  • Alejandro Rodriguez

    Alejandro Rodriguez
    Dr. Alejandro Rodriguez, former director of the division of child psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine who also conducted pivotal studies on autism and other developmental disorders in children, died Friday of heart failure at his...
  • 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...
  • Ricky Williams has found peace with the Ravens

    Ricky Williams has found peace with the Ravens
    On the eve of the NFL playoffs, Ricky Williams was standing in front of his locker with a book in his hand when a reporter approached him and started to ask a few questions. The reporter wanted to talk about what an interesting and strange trip his career...
  • 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...
  • New case of alleged patricide stirs old memories of similar high-profile cases

    When Timothy Scott Sherman shot and killed his mother and adoptive father while they slept, the case disturbed the normally quiet life in the small Harford County hamlet of Hickory. A quarter-century later, another family murder has rocked the county, in...
  • Medical marijuana laws make a farce of medicine

    Medical marijuana laws make a farce of medicine
    Despite the fact that marijuana remains a controlled substance that is illegal in the United States under federal law, 16 states and the District of Columbia have legalized "medical marijuana." Del. Cheryl Glenn's HB15, the "Maryland Medical Marijuana...
  • Dr. Michael Victor Edelstein, Sheppard Pratt psychiatrist

    Dr. Michael Victor Edelstein, Sheppard Pratt psychiatrist
    Dr. Michael Victor Edelstein, whose career at Sheppard Pratt Health System spanned nearly 30 years and whose hobbies were auto repair and listening to gospel music, died of a heart attack Monday at St. Joseph Medical Center. The Cockeysville resident was...
  • Some memory changes in aging brain are normal

    Some memory changes in aging brain are normal
    Dementia and its evil twin, Alzheimer's, may have moved ahead of cancer on the list of most feared diseases, especially among baby boomers, who have begun to believe it is their inescapable fate if they have the bad luck to live too long. So we grasp...