I am what is referred to as a F33.2. On the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, this means that I have recurrent, severe depressive disorder without psychotic symptoms. It means that my depression comes from a place that is hard to climb out of, that ... More >>
A new study by Mayo Clinic researchers finds that nearly seven in 10 residents of southeastern Minnesota are on prescription drugs, and researchers believe that proportion is comparable to the nation as a whole.FROM MAY: Cocaine, antidepressants found in roughly one-third of Minnesota lakes, study f ... More >>
Soderbergh's Big Pharma drama may induce queasy pleasure
In October, KSTP meteorologist Ken Barlow spoke publicly for the first time about his struggle with bipolar disorder. Months later, an Uptown-area billboard featuring his likeness has been defaced with a "slacker" tag.SEE ALSO: KSTP wants answers from Minneapolis police over cameraman shoving incide ... More >>
David O. Russell's tale of a manic-depressive, ironically, lacks emotion
On the November 2009 day his wife died, the 67-year-old told police and staff at Regions Hospital that he had killed her. He seemed to feel pretty badly about it. Now, he's been found not guilty of her murder due to his mental illness.
Is bad economy leading to serious depression?
Stook and the Jukes make music for the corner bar and, um, Amsterdam?
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'World of Warcraft' turns passive play into hard labor
Psychologist Michael Browne on the failures of antidepressants
When Naomi Gaines threw her babies into the river, we were shocked. The truth is, her impulse isn't all that rare.
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Beleaguered schools, parents, and doctors are getting Ritalin Religion when it comes to medicating unruly kids.