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Opinion: The Mental Health System Can’t Stop Mass Shooters

SACRAMENTO — A few years ago, the police brought a 21-year-old man into the crisis unit where I work as an emergency psychiatrist. His parents had called the police after seeing postings on his Facebook page that praised the Columbine shooters, referred to imminent...

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Mother: Care denied daughter left in cold in hospital gown

The mother of a mentally ill woman who was left outside a Baltimore hospital on a frigid night wearing only a flimsy gown and socks says the 22-year-old daughter was denied care by medical professionals and left to face life-threatening conditions on the street....

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Extreme videogaming will soon be labeled a mental illness

Extreme videogaming could soon be listed as a mental illness. The World Health Organization will add “gaming disorder” to its International Classification of Diseases in 2018. In a draft of the upcoming 11th update of International Classification of Diseases, WHO...

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