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Duke wrongly sectioned, says Lady Hamilton BBC Scotland Health Correspondent Lady Hamilton said her husband was detained against his will The Duke of Hamilton's widow has called for a change in the law so people cannot be held in psychiatric
I was concerned with the tone the article took on violent behavior among patients receiving inpatient psychiatric treatment. Describing patient-on-staff assaults without providing context contributes to the false stereotype that acute mental illness
The House Human Services Committee held the hearing in Harrisburg amid calls for relaxing the part of the Mental Health Procedures Act used to involuntarily commit a person to a hospital for psychiatric care. No legislation for modifying the law has
Some would shout a resounding,impassioned, all inclusive, Never! No psychiatric coercion, not ever, not even under the most seemingly urgent of circumstances. I once put the question to its supreme test 35 years ago while having dinner with Tom Szasz.
The ethics of having someone involuntarily committed raises questions about basic human rights and freedom, as well as whether law-enforcement officers are qualified to decide when someone should be involuntarily committed. The practice of
The Long, Long Wait For Mental Health Care To the Editor: When It Comes to Mental Health Coverage, a Long Line of Patients Is Still Waiting (Sept. 29) highlights what is sadly a pervasive barrier to recovery for mentally ill children and adolescents.
After all, they make enough money to provide for their families and go out with friends. Some ski in Europe, sunbathe in Goa and hop around the theater, music, and art exhibits that are abundant in many of Russia's big cities...If you get in trouble
Signs of mental illness need prompt attention Tuesday, 01 October 2013 New York: When should society intervene if a person shows signs of mental illness? As with the shooters at Virginia Tech University, in Tucson, Arizona and in Aurora, Colorado,
Community leaders who have resources to effect change need to promote change with posters and information in the parks and on the streets, encouraging people to call 911 and make reports about disturbed and threatening people and incidences. We need
In the liberal remake of "Casablanca," the police captain comes upon the scene of the shooting and orders his men to "round up the usual weapons."...Twelve people are murdered in a rampage at the Washington Navy Yard, and before sundown Sen. Dianne