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March 1, 2012 When Nina Totenberg asked if someone was a "nutcase," listeners objected. Mental health experts say that so much of the language used by the media, and by all of us, stigmatizes people with temporary or chronic mental illnesses, affecting their ability to get jobs and housing. But can political correctness go too far?
July 27, 2010 On the outside, hoarders can come off as freaks who can't bear to let go of the smallest of items. But many of them suffer from a mental disorder. Local task forces are working to ease the pain -- but the process is slow and steady.
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