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Feds: Baltimore Jail Illegally Keeping Juveniles In Solitary

Teenagers awaiting trial on adult charges in Baltimore are being kept in solitary confinement for far too long — up to 143 days in one case, according to a highly critical review by the U.S. Justice Department’s Division of Civil Rights.

03/27/2015

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Delegates To Consider Mental Health Units In Law Enforcement

Baltimore delegates are weighing in on a bill that would create a pilot program for police behavioral health units.

03/20/2015

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Study: Stress Causes Aging — Even In Teens And Pre-teens

Researchers say they looked at 97 healthy 10- to 14-year-old girls with either a maternal history of depression or no history of the disorder.

12/11/2014

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How To Beat The Winter Blues And Avoid Cabin Fever

Winter is all fun and games…until after New Years’ Eve.

12/08/2014

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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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