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Schizophrenia (INACTIVE)

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  • Book review: 'Every Day by the Sun' by Dean Faulkner Wells

    Book review: 'Every Day by the Sun' by Dean Faulkner Wells
    Every Day by the Sun A Memoir of the Faulkners of Mississippi Dean Faulkner Wells Crown: 272 pp., $25 The marvelous stories that crowd the pages of "Every Day by the Sun" prove that when you have five generations of Southern relatives as your...
  • Cultural Exchange: 'Sex Talk' documentary lets Egyptians discuss a taboo topic

    Cultural Exchange: 'Sex Talk' documentary lets Egyptians discuss a taboo topic
    Reporting from Cairo — Take a glimpse across Egypt's sexual landscape and you'll see the devil's ploys, unrequited passions, mundane marital rhythms, tempestuous affairs, the threat of God, the shame of society and, in one wrenching scene, a village...
  • Families worry mental health cuts will send kids spiraling

    Families worry mental health cuts will send kids spiraling
    A week before Christmas, Judy Powelson was awaiting her son's first visit home in nine months with a mix of excitement and trepidation. Earlier in the year, the 17-year-old's mental illness had spiraled out of control to the point that he attacked her,...
  • Critic's Notebook: In Discover Mode

    Critic's Notebook: In Discover  Mode
    For me, summer reading has always been about freedom. Not the freedom to dumb down with mindless entertainment but the freedom to wise up, to be ambitious, to pursue the passions that, during the rest of the year, often take a backseat to the...
  • Brain shrinkage seen in those taking antipsychotic medications

    A new study finds that one the fastest-growing classes of prescription drugs in the United States is linked to shrinkage in the brains of those who take it, raising some new questions about the widening use of antipsychotic medications.       Over a...
  • Task force seeks to change California's mental health commitment law

    Task force seeks to change California's mental health commitment law
    SAN FRANCISCO — A homeless man plagued by schizophrenia is beaten to death by police in Fullerton. A man from Fort Bragg fixates on aliens for years while denying he is ill, then kills two men before dying in a gunfight with law enforcement. A...
  • Supplements for depression: What the research reveals

    Supplements for depression: What the research reveals
    Struggling with the black dog of depression? The supplement aisle abounds with options for people seeking a non-medicinal remedy — but figuring out what works and what doesn't can be a challenge for consumers and experts alike. That's because...
  • Discoveries

    Discoveries
    The Convert A Tale of Exile and Extremism Deborah Baker Graywolf Press: 246 pp., $23 Deborah Baker, researcher, biographer, author of books on the poet Laura Riding and on the Beats, briefly describes how she chooses her subjects and how she writes...
  • That bad attitude? Blame the birth month

    That bad attitude? Blame the birth month
    If you don't believe in horoscopes, you're in step with science. But that's not the same as saying the season of your birth cannot affect your fate. Hundreds of studies, published in peer-reviewed journals, have suggested that the month a person is born...
  • The blended senses of synesthesia

    The blended senses of synesthesia
    If you ask Emma Anders about the number five, she'll tell you that it's red. She'll also tell you that five is a mischievous, self-centered brat — like a kid throwing a temper tantrum at a party. "Two is yellow, three is purple, four is an...
  • Shutting door to treatment

    Shutting door to treatment
    Torrie Gonzales stood at the stove, laughing with her boyfriend as she fried him some eggs on his 23rd birthday. Then she felt him press a flimsy blade against her neck. Struggling on the floor, she pried a paring knife from Reny Cabral's hand, leaving...