Mental health

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Changing Seasons Can Mean a Change in Mood

Millions of people will turn their clocks back an hour on Sunday, but for some the extra hour of sleep gained is not worth the hours of daylight lost.

10/30/2014

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When Does One Glass Of Wine Become One Glass Too Many?

It’s the way many women relax at the end of a busy day: having a nice glass of wine. But, when does when one glass become one glass too many?

10/15/2014

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How Common Is Depression?

Nearly 60 million people experience a mental health condition every year. But only a fraction of those conditions are ever detected.

08/14/2014

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Video Games Being Developed To Target Depression, Anxiety

Psychologists believe video games could be a new way to reach people who need help.

08/13/2014

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Study: Twitter Has Potential To ‘Induce Psychotic Symptoms’

A new study finds that the downside to global social networks is the potential to ‟aggravate or even induce psychotic symptoms” in psychologically vulnerable patients.

08/13/2014

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Sept. 11 War Crimes Judge Ponders Way Forward

A war-crimes judge at Guantanamo Bay is pondering the way forward for five detainees accused in the Sept. 11 attacks after ordering a separate trial for one of them.

08/13/2014

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Study: Depression Found In Preschoolers

A new study has found that depression in children can start as young as preschool.

08/07/2014

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Maryland Youth Behavior Survey Gives Honest Glimpse Into Teen Lives

It’s not always easy for parents to get honest answers from their teens. But a new statewide study is offering new insight into what they’re doing and thinking.

06/06/2014

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Police Reviewing Hospital Call Policy After Teen’s Taser Death

Police commissioner Anthony Batts says the department is reviewing its policy on responding to calls at hospitals in the wake of a teen patient’s death days after he was stunned during a struggle with officers.

05/22/2014

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Howard County Launches New Mental Health Initiative

In the wake of the deadly shooting spree at the Mall in Columbia, a big question looms: how do we stop this from happening again?

04/23/2014

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Columbia Mall Shooter Reported Hearing Voices, Never Got Mental Health Help

Columbia mall shooter Darion Aguilar had a disturbing fascination with the Columbine High School massacre. That fascination grew in the weeks before he killed two employees at the mall.

03/13/2014

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Navy Yard Gunman’s Doctor Before Rampage: ‘No Problem There’

There’s disturbing new information about the Navy Yard shooter who killed 12 people in a rampage. Confidential medical files reveal doctors did not detect any mental health issues.

01/31/2014

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