Recent News Headlines : Psychiatry

JUDGE: PULSE GUNMAN'S WIFE WILL GET MENTAL HEALTH EVALUATION


AP -- A judge is permitting the wife of the Florida nightclub shooter to get a mental evaluation from an expert chosen by prosecutors... READ MORE

1st August, 2017 0

ARE YOU A MAN WHO HAS EXPERIENCED AN EATING DISORDER?


Research shows that a growing number of men and boys are being assessed for eating disorders... READ MORE

27th July, 2017 66

LACK OF MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT LEAVING CHILDREN STUCK IN HOSPITAL - THINKTANK


Children with serious mental health problems are becoming trapped in NHS psychiatric units, unable to leave because care is unavailable outside hospitals, a thinktank has said... READ MORE

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LONE CLINIC IN SYRIA'S REBEL NORTH TACKLES CIVIL WAR'S MENTAL TOLL


At an austere mental health clinic in northern Syria, male patients with shaved heads squat barefoot in a courtyard, some dressed in uniforms and others in... READ MORE

24th July, 2017 2

CARE FAILINGS CONTRIBUTED TO DEATH OF WOMAN IN PRISON, INQUEST FINDS


Coles added Serious mental health problems are endemic in women's prisons, with deaths last year at an all-time high... READ MORE

21st July, 2017 858

'IN OUR COMMUNITY, MENTAL HEALTH IS NOT REALLY DISCUSSED'


Youth-led event aims to shed light on mental health issues... READ MORE

16th July, 2017 287

BIPOLAR TEEN FACES AGONIZING WAIT FOR HELP 6 YEARS LATER


By April of that year Fry was still struggling, and was sent to the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre for assessment... READ MORE

11th July, 2017 1212

TEXAS' NEWLY SIGNED SANDRA BLAND ACT SETS EXAMPLE FOR REST OF THE NATION


Another program in North Texas focuses on wellness checks, with trained mental health professionals riding with cops... READ MORE

16th June, 2017 4093

SUICIDE: WE CAN ALL HELP SAVE THE LIFE OF A STRANGER


I now run a Suicide Crisis Centre and there are times when I encounter individuals... READ MORE

13th June, 2017 1005

Trending News Headlines : Psychiatry

MARK AUSTIN ADMITS HE TOLD ANOREXIC DAUGHTER 'STARVE YOURSELF TO DEATH'


Austin's daughter Maddy, now 22, became ill in 2012, losing four stone and changing from a healthy and promising athlete to an emaciated, ghostlike figure ... READ MORE

5th February, 2017 7257

'SUFFERING IS NOT UNIQUE TO ONE GROUP'


Typically, people who want to become therapists have an interest in connecting with people... READ MORE

19th April, 2017 6275

VICTIM'S FAMILY DISAPPOINTED ABOUT RELEASE OF MAN WHO KILLED GREYHOUND BUS PASSENGER


The Manitoba Criminal Code Review Board ordered the discharge on Friday, saying Li, now known as Will Lee Baker, does not pose a significant safety threat... READ MORE

11th February, 2017 6205

NHS MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES FAILING YOUNG PEOPLE, SAY PSYCHIATRISTS


This feedback from clinicians working at the frontline exposes the depths of the crisis facing child and adolescent mental health services in England... READ MORE

27th December, 2016 6127

QUARTER OF A MILLION CHILDREN RECEIVING MENTAL HEALTH CARE IN ENGLAND


Data covering 60 percent of mental health trusts shows 11,849 boys and girls aged five and under among those getting help... READ MORE

3rd October, 2016 5896

THE CHAINS OF MENTAL ILLNESS IN WEST AFRICA


The World Health Organization has also intensified its focus on mental health, calling for an end to the chaining of people with mental illnesses... READ MORE

12th October, 2015 5569

NHS FIGURES SHOW 'SHOCKING' RISE IN SELF-HARM AMONG YOUNG


The NHS's most senior doctor responsible for young people's health said the distressing figures underlined that greater improvements were needed to boost support for troubled children... READ MORE

23rd October, 2016 4884

SCHOOLS TO TRIAL HAPPINESS LESSONS FOR EIGHT-YEAR-OLDS


Education department tenders for mental health training contracts, which will help pupils see disturbing thoughts as buses... READ MORE

13th March, 2017 4848

#MENTALHEALTHMONTH: MENTAL HEALTH IN AMERICA, BY THE NUMBERS


Mental Health Month A look at mental health in America, by the numbers... READ MORE

4th May, 2017 4497

MEET THE EDMONTON MAN NO COUNTRY WANTS


Abdikarim gelle has been detained for months awaiting deportation but somalia won't accept mentally ill people... READ MORE

6th October, 2016 3373

DONALD TRUMP HAS 'DANGEROUS MENTAL ILLNESS'


It is not the first time Mr Trump's mental health has been called into question... READ MORE

22nd April, 2017 3007

'MY SON DIDN'T WANT TO DIE'


Each time Derek was admitted to hospital I always made an appointment to meet his team and to discuss his treatment, she said... READ MORE

23rd April, 2017 2673

RUSSIAN AUTHORITIES 'IMPRISONING CRIMEAN TATARS IN PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITALS'


Lawyers and human rights activists say Russian authorities in Crimea are increasingly imprisoning human rights activists in psychiatric hospitals and submitting them to psychological abuse... READ MORE

28th March, 2017 2214

UNITED NATIONS RELEASES LIST OF WORLD'S HAPPIEST COUNTRIES


In Western countries such as Australia, mental illness turned out to be the most important determinant of happiness - above income, employment or physical wellbeing... READ MORE

21st March, 2017 1978

MENTAL HEALTH CARE IN WEST AFRICA IS OFTEN A PRODUCT OF LUCK


Historically, mental health interventions have scored poorly compared with efforts that save young lives, like neonatal care or treatment of diarrhea... READ MORE

11th October, 2015 1935

3. KEEP PEOPLE WITH MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS OUT OF CUSTODY


With the general election looming, we asked the Centre for Mental Health a Guardian and Observer Christmas appeal charity what needs to change... READ MORE

11th December, 2014 1851

GERMANWINGS CRASH RAISES QUESTIONS ABOUT SHIFTING IDEAS OF PILOT FITNESS


And few pilots inform the airlines that they have done so.Without a strict reporting system, accountability suffers, he said... READ MORE

29th March, 2015 1800

NEWS ANALYSIS ROLE OF ILLNESS IN GERMANWINGS CRASH RAISES WORRY ABOUT STIGMA


And many mental health experts say that the tendency to link mass violence and mental disorders has a negative effect, discouraging people from seeking treatment... READ MORE

31st March, 2015 1755

ISRAELI MAN ARRESTED CARRYING WIFE'S HEAD AFTER DECAPITATING & BURNING HER BODY


Only later did they realize he was holding the woman's head, an eyewitness told The Jerusalem Post's sister publication Maariv... READ MORE

30th March, 2017 1617

UKS MENTALLY ILL PEOPLE MORE LIKELY TO BE FOUND IN JAIL THAN HOSPITAL


In a paper last year he said that failing to effectively screen prisoners mental health inevitably led to tragedy... READ MORE

14th November, 2014 1425

WOULD WE BE 'BLAMING' CANCER FOR THE DEATHS OF THOSE PEOPLE WHO PERISHED IN THE ALPS?


Because what the media coverage does is say not that the awful murderous act was committed by a human being, but by an illness... READ MORE

30th March, 2015 1419

CITY CUTS SPECIAL LONG-TERM CARE UNIT FOR DEMENTIA PATIENTS DUE TO COSTS


LHIN seeks another long-term care centre to give behavioural support Lett said all of the residents with dementia were found spaces elsewhere... READ MORE

11th February, 2017 1323

CALLS GROW FOR SUICIDE TRANSGENDER TEEN'S PARENTS TO BE PROSECUTED


Leelah Alcorn Transgender teenager's parents 'should be prosecuted', says gay rights activist... READ MORE

2nd January, 2015 1265

ACCUSED 'MAY HAVE KILLED' DOG WALKER


The court heard that Mr Ward was arrested over Mrs Campbell's murder in July and placed on remand at Barlinnie... READ MORE

18th February, 2015 1024

GERMANY SHOOTING: TWO DEAD IN ATTACK SAY POLICE


The mayor of Leutershausen, Siegfried Hess, said he was shocked by the attack, according to the newspaper the S ddeutsche Zeitung... READ MORE

10th July, 2015 879

CHILDREN IN UK MENTAL HEALTH HOSPITALS 'NOT IMPROVING', PARENTS SAY


There are about 1,300 Camhs tier-4 beds in England, which deliver specialist care and treatment to young people with severe or complex mental disorders... READ MORE

27th February, 2017 748

BETTER THAN PRISON: LIFE INSIDE THE UK'S SECURE HOSPITALS


As soon as a person's mental health is stabilised, things should change... READ MORE

23rd December, 2016 685

AID GROUPS AIM TO PUT MENTAL HEALTH ON WORLD AGENDA


Good mental health care is scarce in many parts of the United States, but it is nonexistent in most of the world... READ MORE

13th April, 2016 606

FALLING THROUGH THE GAPS: THE STORY OF A SUICIDE


With an expectation that official statistics this week will show a rise in the number of suicides, mental health is firmly on the political agenda... READ MORE

19th February, 2015 501

FIGHTING FOR INDONESIAS MENTALLY ILL, AND COUNTING TOILETS AS PROGRESS


BEKASI, Indonesia -- Spike heels clacking on the concrete floor of the patients' cells, Nova Riyanti Yusuf strode grandly into the Yayasan Galuh Rehabilitation Center... READ MORE

21st October, 2016 468


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