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Mental illness

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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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Task Force To Provide Better Mental Health Needs In Response To Columbia Mall Shooting

It’s been almost five months since the Columbia mall shooting that resulted in the deaths of two people and the gunman. The investigation revealed the suspect did have mental health issues.

06/11/2014

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Mother Of Man Who Rammed Truck Into WMAR-TV Blames Mental Illness For Actions

The man who drove a truck through the front lobby of WMAR-TV remains in custody. His own mother blames his mental illness for his bizarre actions that day.

05/16/2014

Police are unsure about the suspect's motive and believe he is still in the building.

WATCH VIDEO: Suspect Repeatedly Rams Stolen Truck Into WMAR-TV Building

WMAR’s Christian Schaffer posted video footage on Vine of the truck going through the building just before noon Tuesday.

05/13/2014

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Health Professionals Fear Tragedies Such As Fort Hood Stigmatize Mental Illness

Authorities in Fort Hood, Texas are trying to piece together what led an Iraq War veteran to kill three people and wound 16 others before taking his own life at an Army base in Texas.

04/03/2014

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Ulman Talks Public Safety, Mental Illness In Final State Of Howard County Address

Howard County Executive Kenneth Ulman, who is running for lieutenant governor in the upcoming state election, delivered his final state of the county address on Thursday.

03/20/2014

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Mental Illness Cited In Slaying Of Grandparents

The mother of a 19-year-old Keedysville man charged with murdering his paternal grandparents says her son is mentally ill.

03/17/2014

Does My Health Insurance Cover Mental Illness Care?

Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover mental illness care under the Affordable Care Act.

03/12/2014

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Experts: Ricin Mailed To President Easy To Make

The ricin mailed to the president and a U.S. senator is relatively easy to make but generally can’t be used to target a large number of people, experts say.

04/19/2013

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Panel On Mentally Ill Gun Access Releases Report

Gun should be taken away from anyone who is found by a licensed health care provider, educator or police to be a threat, a panel studying firearms access by the mentally ill recommended Wednesday.

01/02/2013

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