Monthly Archives: December 2013

Black mob violence blamed on collective ‘mental illness’

Black mob violence blamed on collective ‘mental illness’ (Editor’s note: Colin Flaherty has done more reporting than any other journalist on what appears to be a nationwide trend of skyrocketing black-on-white crime, violence and abuse. WND features these reports to … Continue reading

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Belgium: Senate Approves Measure Allowing Doctors to Euthanize Children

Belgium: Senate Approves Measure Allowing Doctors to Euthanize Children This article is disturbing to me (blogger, Marilyn Langeman) The Belgian Senate voted today 50-17 to extend euthanasia to children with disabilities, in a move pro-life advocates worldwide had been fearing … Continue reading

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I have Asperger’s, I play violent video games — and I’m not going to shoot you

I have Asperger’s, I play violent video games — and I’m not going to shoot you In reality, I’m squeamish. I play video games, particularly shooting games, because they keep my hand-eye coordination up and help me think on my … Continue reading

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Letter: Violence is not the only face of mental illness

Letter: Violence is not the only face of mental illness There are countless examples of people with psychiatric illness who contribute to the mosaic of humanities, science and goodwill that never land on the front page of a newspaper. Artists, … Continue reading

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The Lobotomy Files: Forgotten Soldiers

The Lobotomy Files: Forgotten Soldiers The U.S. government lobotomized roughly 2,000 mentally ill veterans—and likely hundreds more—during and after World War II, according to a cache of forgotten memos, letters and government reports unearthed by The Wall Street Journal. Besieged … Continue reading

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My Son is Mentally Ill so Listen Up

My Son is Mentally Ill so Listen Up   He is 14 and hears voices. He’s been hospitalized more than 20 times. Stephanie Escamilla is tired of seeing the country focus on the mentally ill only when there’s a national … Continue reading

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Singer Susan Boyle Reveals Asperger’s Diagnosis

Singer Susan Boyle Reveals Asperger’s Diagnosis  The singer Susan Boyle says she has Asperger’ssyndrome, and the diagnosis has given her a sense of relief. Asperger’s syndrome is a form of autism, which is a lifelong disability that affects how a person makes sense … Continue reading

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Physician Focus: Violence and Mental Illness

Physician Focus: Violence and Mental Illness Certainly, violence is pervasive in our daily lives. We view and read about real-life incidents in the news. We watch fictional accounts on television and in the movies. Video games invite our participation.  We … Continue reading

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A New Approach to Dealing with Gun Violence

A New Approach to Dealing with Gun Violence The study recommends that people who have been involuntarily committed for psychiatric treatment should temporarily not be allowed to have guns. There is a window of time around such a hospitalization when … Continue reading

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6 Ways to Protect Yourself Against Alzheimer’s and Dementia

6 Ways to Protect Yourself Against Alzheimer’s and Dementia We all want to dodge the Alzheimer’s bullet. And lucky us, Mother Nature has counterbalanced the power of our hard-wired genes by allowing multiple lifestyle choices to greatly influence our aging. … Continue reading

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