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Evaluation finds Pistorius didn't have mental illness

...Nel, appeared to remove the possibility that the double-amputee runner could be declared not guilty because of a mental disorder, which would result in his being committed to a mental institution.The court-ordered evaluation was conducted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-06-30/evaluation-finds-pis
Judge accepts Amanda Neeley's insanity plea in shooting of boyfriend

...just wants Neeley to get the help she needs, he said.A mental examination found that Neeley was suffering from a mental disorder at the time of the shooting that caused her to be delusional about the circumstances, said Assistant District Attorney...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-03/judge-accepts-amanda-n
Oscar Pistorius will undergo psychiatric evaluation

...acquitted if the judge rules he was not criminally responsible for Steenkamp's shooting because of a mental illness. A mental disorder could also be used by his defense for a lighter sentence in the event of a conviction.The prosecution says Pistorius...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-05-14/oscar-pistorius-will
Downtown Augusta resident charged with arson

...garbage on fire with a lighter and then left the building, the report stated. He said he has been on medication for mental disorder for the past 20 years.Thomas was charged with first-degree arson.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-05-16/downtown-augusta-resid
Oscar Pistorius begins pyschiatric evaluation

...asked the hospital to determine if Pistorius had a mental disorder at the time of the shooting, which could affect whether...to evade criminal responsibility by simulation of mental disorder is fraught with extreme difficulty."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-05-26/oscar-pistorius-begi
Autism fight continues

...thousands of affected families. They are leading the way to an understanding of what the illness really is ? not a mental disorder but a neurological and metabolic one.However, the war is lasting longer. In 2013, the Centers for Disease Control...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-02-25/autism-fight-continues
Negative perceptions of psychotherapy harmful to African-Americans

...stigma and negative judgment people of color still harbor toward psychotherapy."Many African-Americans with mental disorders are unaware that they have a diagnosable illness at all, and are even less aware that effective psychological treatments...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-11-23/negative-percept
Closure of Georgia hospitals endangers quality mental health care

A sad succession of newscasts highlights the fact that people with mental disorders fall through the proverbial mental health safety net. In light of mass killings around the nation by disturbed individuals, mental...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-11-17/closure-georgia-
Details emerge about Ga. school shooting suspect

...mother-like figure to Hill."He was part of our family," Knotts said. Her family was aware that "he had a mental disorder" before he moved in.Police gave more details Wednesday about the previous day's ordeal and the events that led...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-08-21/details-emerge-about-ga-schoo
Augusta company has first FDA-approved brain wave test for ADHD

...providers more accurately determine if ADHD is the cause of a behavioral problem."ADHD is one of the most common mental disorders affecting children, and affects an estimated 9 percent of adolescents and 4.1 percent of adults in the U.S., according...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-07-15/augusta-company-has-first-fd