U.S. troops from the 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment patrol at dawn in Kandalay, Afghanistan on Aug. 4, 2011. A worldwide stand down for troops to take part in suicide prevention training Thursday is part of the Army's response to an alarming suicide rate of nearly one per day. Romeo Gacad/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Army Seeks To Curb Rising Tide Of Suicides

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Andy Tranfaglia, 23, who has Fragile X syndrome, rides a horse with his mother, Katie Clapp. Katie Clapp hide caption

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Progress Made On Drug For Autism Symptoms

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To get security clearance for jobs in the military or the government, applicants must say whether they've undergone counseling in recent years. Some experts say this question — known as Question 21 — is discouraging people from applying for jobs or from getting help. Chris Hondros/Getty Images hide caption

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Can Counseling Complicate Your Security Clearance?

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Study May Link Pro Football, Brain Decline

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Members of the military listen to President Obama during his visit to Fort Bliss, Texas, on Friday. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Obama Campaigns For Veterans' Mental Health

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The term "Peeping Tom" comes from the story of Lady Godiva, who rode through town naked on horseback and asked residents not to look. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Peeping Toms' Voyeurism Scars Victims' Psyches

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Helping Foster Kids Even After Adoption

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David Eagleman Gets Inside Our Heads

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Social Workers Help Navigate Path To Transplant

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Economy Exacerbates College Students' Stress

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Behind Mental Health Stigmas In Black Communities

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PTSD Isn't Just A War Wound; Teens Suffer, Too

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Would Judge Give Psychopath With Genetic Defect Lighter Sentence?

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