March 22, 2011 KHNHalf a dozen states are considering changes in laws that would allow psychologists to prescribe medicines to treat mental illness. Shortages of psychiatrists in some areas and psychologists' success in New Mexico have given the approach traction, despite the objections of medical doctors.
March 14, 2011 Fathers who are depressed are far more likely to spank their 1-year-olds than dads who aren't. Thirteen percent of dads who weren't depressed reported spanking their kids. Among the depressed dads, however, 41 percent had given a spanking.
February 9, 2011 Australian researchers found that marijuana users who developed psychosis were 2.7 years younger than nonusers who became psychotic. Other sort of substance abuse sped up psychosis by two years, but alcohol alone showed no effect.
June 11, 2010 Military Mental Health Probe Widens After NPR-ProPublica Report