U.S. psychologists debate their role in interrogations
Mystery disease said to grow fibers in skin
Behaving badly has disorder to call its own
ADHD is inheritable, can also affect adults
Duncan bows out
Family history, stress often trigger disease
THE BIOLOGY OF MENTAL ILLNESS
Kennedy pleads guilty in crash
Military's mental health failures belie promises
Coping with, and getting help for, mental illness
Treating early signs of schizophrenia advised
Social ties of marriage help caregiver's health
The Strength Within
WIRED BUT WHY?
NAMES IN THE NEWS
Doctors should play role in prisoner interrogation
Great expectations: Research explains placebo effect
For those genetically predisposed to mental illness, youth is seen as a really risky time to smoke marijuana heavily
Study counters antidepressant risk
A Leap of Faith
State's lax oversight puts fragile children at risk
Ecstasy research looks for benefits
Malvo was legally insane, expert says
CHESAPEAKE, Va. -- Unable to distinguish between right and wrong, Lee Boyd Malvo met the standard for being legally insane when he participated in last year's
2 stories by Malvo the focus of trial
Defense has challenge in averting death row
Text of interview with Malvo's mother
Death, then a search for kindest of words
The Second Life of Kirk Bloodsworth
Kirk Bloodsworth of Cambridge is a wanted man again. The press wants him. Geraldo wants him. Congress wants him. They all want him to talk, just tell his story
In the dark days of SAD's winter doldrums
Forensic psychiatrists under fire Criticism: Even as the profession is growing, these physicians find their reputations sullied by seemingly outlandish courtroom testimony.
Justice system focus of doubts Marylanders skeptical, losing faith in courts, survey finds
Researchers at Hopkins uncover suicide mechanism in damaged cells Discovery could lead to improvements in use of chemotherapy, radiation
Lawyers want man moved to hospital Suspect accused of ordering hit is called mentally ill
Attorneys want man moved to Sheppard Pratt Lawyers say suspect accused of hiring hit man in Howard is mentally ill
Teen slaying suspect crime-prone Admitted drug dealer cleared in '95 death
Justice nears end of prison inquiry U.S. official praises efforts at Supermax
Baltimore man enters insanity plea in fatal shooting of police lieutenant
CMG Health to be bought by N.J. firm Merit Behavioral Care will pay $51.5 million plus stock for company; No decision on Md. staff; 11th largest is joining 2nd largest manager of mental health care
Common ground in the assisted-suicide debate
WHO AM I? A boy? A girl? A Johns Hopkins doctor championed the theory that gender identity isn't firm at birth, and in rare cases a child could be assigned a sex. Now those children are growing up. And some are rebelling.
A lesson in betrayal At first, the Wilke boys kept the secret. He was their friend, after all. By the time they spoke out, trying to help others, it was too late to help themselves.
Happy coincidence or sad commentary? Health: There's a chance, but no hard proof, that Prozac can fix depression in children, too. But there are a few ethical questions to answer.
Choices that set a course for life Every day, teen-agers faced with decisions that shape character. For some overachievers, the conflict is between wanting to stand out and wanting to fit in.
Dr. Aron supports his jailed spouse Lawyer says husband suffered a weeklong waking nightmare
'Suicide prevention' steps taken for Aron at jail She is moved to cell for observation
Massage finding converts Health: This ancient form of stress relief is becoming so popular that clinics are sprouting up even in airports.
Rewriting Modern 'Hystories' Elaine Showalter believes that Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Gulf War Syndrome and other current maladies are not significantly different from the Salem witch hysteria or the spurt in reports of alien abductions.
Commitment to mental care is often a tough decision State's rules too strict, doctors, relatives say