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Suicide & Violence

Can Medical Conditions Cause Severe Psychiatric Symptoms?

Are Mass Shootings on the Rise?

Recently, there has been some debate about whether mass shootings are on the rise or not.  Studies have been done using different kinds of criteria thus resulting in different answers.  One study includes gang killings...

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Robin Williams – Another Artist's Suicide

Robin Williams, a greatly beloved American comedian, actor and filmmaker, committed suicide at his home in Tiburon, Ca. on August 11th. How does something as unexpected as this occur? In late June, Williams had gone...

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Can Medical Conditions Cause Severe Psychiatric Symptoms?

Military Suicide Still Ignored by the VA

A recent field hearing by the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs held in Roswell, NM introduced a new plan to help the VA provide medical help to veterans in rural parts of the country by allowing them to get medical...

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Can Medical Conditions Cause Severe Psychiatric Symptoms?

Antidepressants and Homicidal Behavior

Antidepressants have been proven in court to cause homicidal behavior in some patients. In 2001, a federal jury in Cheyenne, Wyoming ordered SmithKline Beecham to pay 6.4 million dollars to relatives of a Paxil user...

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Can Medical Conditions Cause Severe Psychiatric Symptoms?

Psychotropic Drugs – Lobotomies In a Pill

Since the introduction of Thorazine in 1954 psychiatry and drug companies have rolled out a never ending stream of psychotropic drugs to replace the dramatic surgical procedures known as lobotomies. These so-called...

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Can Medical Conditions Cause Severe Psychiatric Symptoms?

Xanax Side Effects Lead to Horrific Tragedy

Mass shooter Elliot Rodger was, according to his parents, taking anti-anxiety drug Xanax in the days that led up to his bloody rampage and suicide in Isla Vista California on May 23. Elliot murdered six people and...

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Can Medical Conditions Cause Severe Psychiatric Symptoms?

What is PTSD – and Is there a Cure?

 What is PTSD and how is it treated? PTSD, or post traumatic stress syndrome, is defined by The Mayo Clinic as “a mental health condition that's triggered by a terrifying event. Symptoms may include flashbacks,...

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