Psychiatry http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24410/all en Experimental drug may help people with bipolar disorder http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/experimental-drug-may-help-people-bipolar-disorder <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>* Ebselen works like lithium in mouse study</p> <p>* Standard treatment lithium discovered 60 years ago</p> <p>* Scientists say new drug could have fewer side effects</p> <p>By Kate Kelland</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 8 (Reuters) - A drug for bipolar disorder that<br /> works like lithium - the most common and effective treatment -<br /> but without lithium's side-effects has been identified by<br /> British researchers in tests on mice.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/experimental-drug-may-help-people-bipolar-disorder" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Chemistry Emotion Psychiatry Technology Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 16:15:37 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731681 at http://www.globalpost.com One in 25 U.S. teens has attempted suicide: study http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/one-25-us-teens-has-attempted-suicide-study <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 10 (Reuters) - About one in 25 U.S. teens has attempted suicide, and one in eight has thought about it, according to a national study based on interviews with thousands of teens.</p> <p>Researchers, whose findings appeared in the journal JAMA Psychiatry, said those numbers are similar to the prevalence of lifetime suicidal thinking and attempts reported by adults, suggesting that the teenage years are an especially vulnerable time.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/one-25-us-teens-has-attempted-suicide-study" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mood disorders Psychiatry Social Issues Suicide prevention Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 04:45:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732473 at http://www.globalpost.com CORRECTED-UPDATE 3-US soldier charged in Afghan massacre had PTSD -lawyer http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/update-1-us-soldier-accused-shooting-afghans-defers-plea <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Corrects time frame in paragraph 14 to before November 2011, instead of early 2012)</p> <p>* Defense says Army sergeant also diagnosed with traumatic brain injury</p> <p>* Military judge to order independent psychiatric review</p> <p>* Entering of plea postponed; defense wants 18 months to prepare</p> <p>By Laura L. Myers</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/update-1-us-soldier-accused-shooting-afghans-defers-plea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bales Health Medicine Psychiatry Robert Bales War Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 18:30:21 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735744 at http://www.globalpost.com (Blank Headline Received) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/us-soldier-accused-afghan-killings-diagnosed-ptsd-lawyer <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>US SOLDIER ACCUSED OF KILLING AFGHAN CIVILIANS HAS BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER - LAWYER</p> Medicine Psychiatry Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 21:00:27 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735818 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 4-US soldier charged in Afghan massacre had PTSD -lawyer http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/update-4-us-soldier-charged-afghan-massacre-had-ptsd-lawyer <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Defense says Army sergeant also diagnosed with traumatic brain injury</p> <p>* Military judge to order independent psychiatric review</p> <p>* Entering of plea postponed; defense wants 18 months to prepare</p> <p>By Laura L. Myers</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/update-4-us-soldier-charged-afghan-massacre-had-ptsd-lawyer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Health Medicine Psychiatry Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 04:00:20 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735940 at http://www.globalpost.com CORRECTED-US mental health experts urge focus on childhood screening http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/us-mental-health-experts-urge-focus-childhood-screening <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Corrects clinic network's name in paragraph 8 to Centerstone from Cornerstone)</p> <p>* Huge gaps in mental health for children</p> <p>* Most disorders appear before high school</p> <p>* Only one-quarter of kids who need help get it</p> <p>By David Morgan</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/us-mental-health-experts-urge-focus-childhood-screening" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Health Labor Mental health Psychiatry Social Issues Thomson Reuters Thu, 24 Jan 2013 16:38:07 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738863 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-US mental health experts urge focus on early treatment http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/update-1-us-mental-health-experts-urge-focus-early-treatment <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Most mental illness occurs by age 24</p> <p>* Few youths with problems receive treatment</p> <p>* Experts: suicide more likely than homicide in mentally ill</p> <p>* Hearing held in response to Newtown shootings (Updates throughout with new testimony and details following the start of the hearing)</p> <p>By David Morgan</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/update-1-us-mental-health-experts-urge-focus-early-treatment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Health Labor Medicine Psychiatry Social Issues Thomson Reuters Thu, 24 Jan 2013 18:15:16 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738924 at http://www.globalpost.com Texas man arraigned on murder charges in shooting of 'American Sniper' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130203/texas-man-arraigned-murder-charges-shooting-american-sniper <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 3 (Reuters) - The man accused of gunning down former U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, a prominent military sniper, and a second man at a Texas shooting range has been arraigned on two counts of capital murder, the Texas Department of Public Safety said on Sunday.</p> <p>Eddie Ray Routh, 25, was accused of killing Kyle, 38, and Chad Littlefield, 35, a neighbor of Kyle, on Saturday afternoon at the Rough Creek Lodge, about 50 miles southwest (80 km) of Fort Worth, the department said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130203/texas-man-arraigned-murder-charges-shooting-american-sniper" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chris Kyle Medicine Psychiatry Technology War Thomson Reuters Sun, 03 Feb 2013 19:00:18 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5744699 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Texas man arraigned on murder charges in shooting of ex-Navy SEAL http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130203/update-1-texas-man-arraigned-murder-charges-shooting-ex-navy-se <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Recasts with suspect's military service)</p> <p>Feb 3 (Reuters) - An Iraq war veteran accused of gunning down former U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, a prominent military sniper, and another man at a Texas shooting range has been arraigned on three counts of murder, Texas officials said on Sunday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130203/update-1-texas-man-arraigned-murder-charges-shooting-ex-navy-se" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Chris Kyle Entertainment Health Labor Law Medicine Psychiatry Technology War Thomson Reuters Mon, 04 Feb 2013 01:15:15 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5744905 at http://www.globalpost.com Ex Marine charged with famed US sniper's death http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/ex-marine-charged-famed-us-snipers-death <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>An Iraq war veteran believed to be suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder has been charged with killing a former Navy SEAL whose exploits in the same conflict were detailed in a best-selling book.</p> <p>Chris Kyle, who wrote "American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History," and a second man were shot dead at a firing range in Glen Rose, Texas on Saturday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/ex-marine-charged-famed-us-snipers-death" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Medicine Military personnel Psychiatry War AFP Mon, 04 Feb 2013 02:31:01 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5744942 at http://www.globalpost.com Ex-Marine charged with famed US sniper's death http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/ex-marine-charged-famed-us-snipers-death-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>An Iraq war veteran believed to be suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder has been charged with killing a former Navy SEAL whose exploits in the same conflict were detailed in a best-selling book.</p> <p>Chris Kyle, who wrote "American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History," and a second man were shot dead at a firing range in Glen Rose, Texas on Saturday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/ex-marine-charged-famed-us-snipers-death-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Medicine Military personnel Psychiatry War AFP Mon, 04 Feb 2013 02:45:24 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5744948 at http://www.globalpost.com Ex-Marine charged with famed US sniper's death http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/ex-marine-charged-famed-us-snipers-death <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>An Iraq war veteran was facing murder charges Monday for allegedly gunning down two men, one of whom was a former Navy SEAL sniper whose exploits in the same conflict were detailed in a best-selling book.</p> <p>Chris Kyle, who wrote "American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History," and his friend Chad Littlefield were shot dead at a firing range in Glen Rose, Texas on Saturday, authorities said.</p> <p>The two men are believed to have taken the suspected gunman, former US Marine Eddie Routh, 25, to the range where the shooting took place.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/ex-marine-charged-famed-us-snipers-death" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Medicine Psychiatry War AFP Mon, 04 Feb 2013 07:00:26 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5745051 at http://www.globalpost.com Ex-Marine charged with famed US sniper's death http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/ex-marine-charged-famed-us-snipers-death-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>An Iraq war veteran was facing murder charges Monday for allegedly gunning down two men, one of whom was a former Navy SEAL sniper whose exploits in the same conflict were detailed in a best-selling book.</p> <p>Chris Kyle, who wrote "American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History," and his friend Chad Littlefield were shot dead at a firing range in Glen Rose, Texas on Saturday, authorities said.</p> <p>The two men are believed to have taken the suspected gunman, former US Marine Eddie Routh, 25, to the range where the shooting took place.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/ex-marine-charged-famed-us-snipers-death-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Medicine Psychiatry War AFP Mon, 04 Feb 2013 09:45:54 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5745140 at http://www.globalpost.com War veterans say meditation could solve PTSD http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/war-veterans-say-meditation-could-solve-ptsd <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>US war veterans on Monday suggested meditation to help heal the post-war mental disturbances that afflict a growing number of American soldiers, including possibly the ex-Marine who gunned down the country's most famous sniper over the weekend.</p> <p>Meditation might sound an unlikely activity for men trained in killing people and blowing things up in Afghanistan and Iraq.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/war-veterans-say-meditation-could-solve-ptsd" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Health Medicine Psychiatry Social Issues War AFP Tue, 05 Feb 2013 02:30:35 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5745944 at http://www.globalpost.com Famed US military sniper killed at shooting range http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/famed-us-military-sniper-killed-at-shooting-range <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A former US Navy SEAL sniper credited with killing more than 150 insurgents in Iraq has been shot to death at a firing range in Texas.</p> <p>The death of Chris Kyle, 38, was confirmed by FITCO Cares, a foundation he helped start that worked with returning soldiers to help them cope with post-traumatic stress disorder.</p> <p>Kyle died Saturday at a firing range in Glen Rose, Texas, while helping a soldier recovering from the condition, an ABC affiliate in Dallas, WFAA-TV, reported. A neighbor of Kyle was also killed.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/famed-us-military-sniper-killed-at-shooting-range" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Medicine Psychiatry War AFP Tue, 05 Feb 2013 06:16:04 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5746040 at http://www.globalpost.com