Behavioral Health

  • December 17, 2014 |  UPDATED

    Marine veteran Bradley Stone had disabling PTSD

    The gunman authorities say killed his ex-wife and five of her family members in Montgomery County this weekhad been diagnosed with disabling PTSD, acc...
  • December 12, 2014

    Mental health professionals weigh in on possible police reforms

    In the wake of several police shootings and nationwide protests, efforts are under way to find ways of rebuilding trust between police officers and th...
  • December 11, 2014 |  Human at Work

    The surprising productivity of mindlessness

    A recent article in the New York Times Magazine helped me feel vindicated in sticking with my zone-out time. WriterMelissa Dahlsays that the current e...
  • December 5, 2014

    National Guard, reservists now eligible for free VA treatment of military sexual trauma

    This week, the Department of Veterans Affairs expanded its free treatment for mental and physical health issues related to military sexual trauma, or ...
  • December 4, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Bargaining with the voices in our heads

    New treatments for a stigmatized group of patients emerge.
  • December 4, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Neuroscience helps lawyers refine approach to winning over juries

    Facts can be presented in different ways to tell different stories -- if you've served on a jury, you know that.
  • December 1, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Anesthesia drug works on severe depression, but off-label use raises concerns

    Anti-depressants work for only about half the people taking them, leaving the unlucky half to quickly run out of options. Some psychiatrists are explo...
  • November 24, 2014

    Smoking not 'lesser evil' in mental health treatment settings

    Picture an AA meeting, and a gigantic coffee urn and a cloud of smoke come to mind. In fact, the two men who started AA, Dr. Bob and Bill W. both die...
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