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Mass Murderers and Psychiatry

Mass Murderers and Psychiatry

The recent tragedy in Colorado has focused attention on mass murderers, and many are asking “Why?” Theories abound, many of them unfounded and ignorant of the actual facts behind spree killings. According to some...

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Mass Murderers and Psychiatry

Lies of Mental Health in Foreign Lands

It’s summer and with kids out of school, the possibilities are endless for where to go on vacation. The Olympics in England or a trip to some other foreign country for the first time would seem very exciting to most....

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Mass Murderers and Psychiatry

No Need for a Mental Health App

Recently USA Today ran an article about a new app called “WhatsMyM3”. This is an app designed to determine if you are at risk for depression, anxiety disorder, bipolar disorder or PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder). It is not based on any medical or scientific testing and is entirely subjective, leading the person straight into the hands of mental health practitioners.

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Mass Murderers and Psychiatry

Synthetic Marijuana Tragedy

Synthetic Marijuana, also referred to as K-2 or Spice, is potentially deadly. This tragic story shows the consequences of young people smoking this drug.

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Mass Murderers and Psychiatry

Bath Salts Use Epidemic

Bath salts, synthetic marijuana and other chemical substances are dangerous to the individual and anyone around them. More than half of the people who abuse these substances have been on psychotropic drugs previously. Learn what the warnings are on these drugs.

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Mass Murderers and Psychiatry

Florida’s Baker Act is a Danger to All

If you found out that someone was involuntarily committed to a psychiatric hospital, you might assume the person must have some serious mental health problems and needs to be removed from
society to get some help.

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Florida’s Baker Act is a Danger to All

If you found out that someone was involuntarily committed to a psychiatric hospital, you might assume the person must have some serious mental health problems and needs to be removed from society to get some help. This is not the typical case. In fact, every 1 ¼ minutes, someone is involuntarily committed so it is not logical that there are that many people out there that need to be committed, or “Baker Acted,” as it is known in the state of Florida. Instead of this law protecting individuals, it poses a dangerous threat to anyone.

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Mass Murderers and Psychiatry

Using Synthetic Marijuana a Dangerous Pastime

Ingesting dangerous, synthetic marijuana may well result in a trip to the hospital. Some young people have even been brought to the psychiatric ward under the state’s involuntary commitment law. Drugs with names like...

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Mass Murderers and Psychiatry

People with ADHD and Suicide Risk

It is well known that people with ADHD may be at risk for suicidal thoughts and behavior. But in the 1950s and 1960s children daydreamed and stared out the window during school, or barely sat still while their teacher...

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Mass Murderers and Psychiatry

2 days until the CCHR Florida Weekend starts!

Friday 8pm-2am, Halloween Party for those over 18 years old. $15 ticket (to benefit CCHR Florida) 22 N. Ft. Harrison Ave. R.S.V.P.thecommline@earthlink.net or call 830-265-1835   Saturday 7:30-9:30, CCHR...

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Mass Murderers and Psychiatry

Mental Illness Symptoms in Celebrities

Mental illness symptoms have been assigned to celebrities throughout the past two centuries, at least. Recently, singer Stevie Nicks described her horrific experience at the hands of a psychiatrist in a Newsweek...

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Is Suicide Prevention Helpful or Harmful?

The idea of suicide prevention is a good thing as no one wants a fellow human being to take their life instead of getting the help they need. However, what prevention techniques are available that actually work? Hope...

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