CHICAGO (AP) -- In the new psychiatric manual of mental disorders, grief soon after a loved one's death can be considered major depression. Extreme childhood temper tantrums get a fancy name. And certain "senior moments" are called "mild neurocognitive disorder."
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is planning a mental health conference next month in response to gun violence.
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Dr. Jan Brunstrom-Hernandez gently but sternly admonishes a teenage cerebral palsy patient who clearly hasn't been doing his exercises, stressing the importance of keeping muscles loose and limber.
CHICAGO (AP) -- Autism scientists are seeking more brain samples for research.
NEW YORK (AP) -- The suicide rate among middle-aged Americans climbed a startling 28 percent in a decade, a period that included the recession and the mortgage crisis, the government reported Thursday.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- Two staff members who violated discharge policies at a Las Vegas psychiatric hospital were fired Monday and three others are being disciplined following an investigation into busing patients to other states, the governor's office and agency officials said Monday.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Already facing a potential contempt order, Gov. Jerry Brown now must leap another hurdle to meet a court-ordered deadline this week to say how he will reduce crowding in California prisons.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- With American troops at war for more than a decade, an unprecedented number of studies are looking into war zone psychology.