The "Minds on the Edge" seminar, hosted by Fred Friendly and airing on many public broadcasting stations, explores the public policy dilemmas facing some people with mental illness and the communities in which they live.
Friends, neighbors and classmates recall a troubled Jared Lee Loughner, prone to angry outbursts and anti-social behavior. A panel of mental health experts discusses the missed signals and challenges of cases like Loughner's.
Physical damage from Hurricane Katrina is still evident in New Orleans while the psychological devastation is sometimes harder to detect. Health correspondent Betty Ann Bowser examines the mental impact of two disasters, Katrina and then the Gulf oil disaster, in…
The good news that 33 trapped Chilean miners were still alive was soon tempered by the possibility that they may not be rescued until Christmas. Judy Woodruff speaks with University of Southern California professor Lawrence Palinkas about the psychological hurdles…
In the last of his week-long series of reports from Haiti, Ray Suarez examines the mental health problems survivors are having following January's devastating earthquake.
The shooting carried out at Fort Hood Thursday by accused gunman Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan -- an Army psychiatrist -- has raised new questions about the stresses on mental health caregivers treating patients in conflict zones or combat veterans.
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