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Comedian Robin Williams' death shows 'anybody can become suicidal,' mental health expert says

...risk of suicide is much higher for someone with a substance-abuse problem, "especially with a co-occurring psychiatric disorder."Mental health consumer advocates in Georgia said Tuesday that they were shocked by Williams' death."It...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-12/comedian-robin-williams-death
Oscar Pistorius will undergo psychiatric evaluation

...possibly "went too far" in her description of the psychiatric disorder, according to Welch.Pistorius, 27, stood with...grounds for appeal by the defense - on the basis of a psychiatric disorder - should he be convicted.Judge Masipa said the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-05-14/oscar-pistorius-will
Rants & Raves

...might still be alive today if she had been paying attention? TO THOSE SO INCLINED, be aware. Road rage is a psychiatric disorder and those convicted might find themselves in a loony bin. Aggressive driving is a criminal offense and those convicted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-03-16/rants-raves
Identifying diabetic kids with high risk of complication

...lack of, or poor, health insurance coverage or a psychiatric disorder were predictive for both conditions. Significant...percent of children with diabetes will develop some psychiatric disorder by the time they reach adulthood," Rewers said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/15/tec_345010.shtml
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...psychotic subtype. Of the remaining 293, more than 85 percent would have been excluded because they also had another psychiatric disorder, their depression wasn't severe enough, or they were considering suicide. The study, in The American Journal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/07/liv_337158.shtml
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Sex assault is about power, experts say

...as a sexual disorder or crime of violence, but the prevailing opinion is that rape is not a manifestation of a psychiatric disorder, Dr. Morgan said. A person could conceivably be a sex addict and a rapist, but the first does not cause the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/03/met_323557.shtml
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The clay eaters

...is needed to see how widespread the practice is, Dr. Grigsby said. Persistently eating non-food items is a psychiatric disorder called pica, and eating dirt is a specific disorder known as geophagia, Dr. Grigsby said. "Pica exists all...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/18/ent_256491.shtml
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Health capsules

...the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Thirty-six percent of the girls with a psychiatric disorder suffered from chronic headaches, compared with 9 percent of girls without disorders.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/28/ent_251536.shtml
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