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Herschel Walker to speak on mental disorders

...Georgia football great Herschel Walker will speak to soldiers at Fort Gordon May 13 about overcoming the stigma of mental disorders.Walker, who suffers from dissociative identity disorder, will talk about getting help for mental issues and how...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-04-29/herschel-walker-speak-mental
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Stop making mockery of capital punishment

...defenders trying to say that all schizophrenics are capable of rape and murder? How unfair to those who suffer from mental disorders who are not violent. Mr. Williams is a dangerous man and a schizophrenic. Let's stop confusing the two and stop...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/03/let_336559.shtml
Letters
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-
Stop calling it autism

...psychiatrists and psychologists have chosen to place it in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, the book that describes mental disorders. It was an unfortunate choice, because autism is really a neurodevelopmental and metabolic illness...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-09-10/stop-calling-it-autism
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
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
Boy testifies about accused baby-stroller shooter

...investigated as a suspect even though an older child had died earlier in New Jersey, that she suffers from multiple mental disorders and that her poverty gave her a motive for murdering her child for the life-insurance payout.West's behavior...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-08-21/boy-testifies-about-ac
Doctors work to catch mental disorders early

CHICAGO - Within days of their birth, healthy babies will look you in the eye. By 4 months, they will delight in others. And by 9 months, they will exchange smiles.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/05/15/met_128488.shtml
Metro
Surgeon general urges troubled Americans to seek mental health care

...stigmas and lack of money. Mental disorders, ranging from clinical depression...report on mental health. "Mental disorders are not character flaws but...insurers from paying less for mental disorders than for physical disorders...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/14/tec_277810.shtml
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PTSD definition change could affect veterans

...in a draft of the American Psychiatric Association's fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. The manual serves as a guide for mental health workers around the world. The changes include removing subjective...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2012-05-14/ptsd-definition-change-could