The National Institute of Mental Health, estimates that as many as one in 25 of U.S. adults, or 13.6 million of us, will suffer a serious mental illness in a given year that severely affects quality of life in one or more areas.
The treatment of trauma is a specialty within psychiatry, which focuses on those with trauma related conditions including dissociative disorder and other complex post-traumatic conditions.
The man who shot President Ronald Reagan won’t have to wear an ankle monitor if allowed to leave a mental hospital for good, a judge indicated Friday, brushing aside that request from the government.
Emotional reaction from the teenage boy’s father and what may have driven his mother to desperation.
A northern Virginia psychiatrist who was fatally shot by a patient in an apparent murder-suicide had been a mentor to hundreds of area therapists, his colleagues said Saturday.