Nation Topics - Mental Health
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Since 2002, veterans have been committing murder individually and in groups, killing family, friends, strangers and—in appalling numbers—themselves.
How the war changed Charlie.
Afflicted with a mental disorder, Carrie Mathison is an unlikely American hero, and seems a bad bet besides.
In crafting laws after the horrifying killings in Connecticut, it’s crucial that we recognize our own collective trauma before we rush to act.
There is a certain kind of madness in peddling guns to Americans while dismantling our mental health system.
Anne Rophie’s Art and Madness, Millicent Monk’s Songs of Three Islands, Maisie Houghton’s Pitch Uncertain.
BBC/PRI's "The World" interviews reporter Joshua Kors about his ongoing series on the deliberate misdiagnosis of injured returning veterans.
Science can be disproved only by its own criteria; when it comes to mental illness, its own criteria are often insufficient.
This essay, the college winner of The Nation's Student Writing Contest, argues for a federal oversight panel to overhaul the treatment of those in foster care.
A doctor defends scientific research against the potentially fatal misperceptions of the anti-vaccine movement.
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