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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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Navy Yard Gunman Had Classified Access Pulled Amid Mental Health Concerns

The company that employed the Washington Navy Yard shooter pulled his access to classified material for two days in August when mental health problems became evident, but restored it quickly and never told Navy officials about the withdrawal, The Associated Press has learned.

11/23/2013

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Family Of Navy Yard Shooting Victim Seeks Money

The family of a woman killed during a mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard in September is seeking $37.5 million from the Navy and the Department of Veterans Affairs, saying that red flags about the deteriorating mental health of the killer were ignored.

11/08/2013

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