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By Arash Javanbakht and Linda Saab, The Conversation
Suicide is now the nation's tenth-leading cause of death, and the second-leading cause of death for Americans aged 15-34 years old. Top suicide researchers are developing new technological tools to help predict who is most at risk and save lives.
By Saskia de Melker, Melanie Saltzman
A lot of psychotherapists who were trained to work in the public sector saw a better financial opportunity and jumped ship.
By April Dembosky, KQED
Fewer and fewer psychiatrists are accepting patients who use either private insurance or Medicare rather than cash to pay for sessions. That means low-income people often can't get proper psychiatric care, a development that can have tragic consequences. Bloomberg's Shannon…
By PBS NewsHour
A new process developed at Stanford University lets scientists see inside the brain, using computer programs to fly in between neurons. It's the first high resolution picture of the brain's wiring, which could lead to cures for anxiety, depression and…
By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
In Preventing Violence, 'Very Hard to Indentify' Individuals Who Need Help Most…
Health experts are taking a fresh look at how some mental illnesses are diagnosed. Planned revisions to the field of psychiatry's primary manual would be the first in a decade.
Mark Scheffler of GlobalPost looks at the ailing profession of psychiatry in India, where only a handful of doctors are equipped to handle the increasing demands of mental health there.
The U.S. Army has charged an Army psychiatrist suspected of killing 13 people in last week's shooting spree at the Fort Hood with premeditated murder, an Army spokesman said Thursday.
Judy Woodruff speaks with a pair of experts about how the military helps treat soldiers dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder.
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