| Dec 2, 2013
| 6:24 PM
A 26-year-old Reseda man accused of fatally burning his mother was ordered to stand trial Monday afternoon at the San Fernando courthouse.
There was “overwhelming evidence" to try Phillip Chang on charges alleging that he attacked his sleeping...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:23 PM
It's a story that is captivating people on both sides of the Atlantic.
On Feb. 28, the Desert Sun newspaper reported, a man was discovered unconscious in a Motel 6 in Palm Springs. He was taken to the hospital, where he awoke in the emergency room. ...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 1:55 PM
DENVER — Lawyers for Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes have given the judge a sealed envelope that might contain a notebook Holmes sent to a psychiatrist.
Court records released Friday did not reveal what was in the envelope. The...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Lauren swallows scissors, light bulbs, batteries, bedsprings, knives. Eddie pinches pennies for plastic surgeries he can't afford and rubs his face raw with sandpaper trying to fix disfiguring acne scars that no one else sees. Colin feels love emanating...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 2:13 PM
FT. HOOD, Texas — Sgt. 1st Class Maria Guerra was heading to lunch in her office at this central Texas Army base back on Nov. 5, 2009, when she heard the first shots of what would become the deadliest shooting on a U.S. military installation....
| Aug 20, 2013
| 1:31 PM
FT. HOOD, Texas -- After years of delays and just two weeks of testimony, military prosecutors rested their case Tuesday in the court-martial of Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan.
Hasan, 42, is charged with 13 counts of premeditated murder and 32 counts of...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 11:07 PM
Dr. William Glasser, a psychiatrist, education reform advocate and bestselling author whose unorthodox emphasis on personal responsibility for mental problems sold millions of books, caught the attention of educators and earned him an international...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 6:41 PM
Depression can look very different in men and women. And many of its hallmarks — rage, risk-taking, substance abuse and even workaholism — can hide in plain sight.
Now researchers say that when these symptoms are factored into a diagnosis,...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 8:00 AM
CENTENNIAL, Colo. — The mental state of accused theater gunman James E. Holmes continues to take center stage as he heads toward trial, with his attorneys and a mental health expert wrangling over a key question:
Should Holmes’ attorneys...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 7:48 PM
When he ran a large state mental hospital, Dr. Dean Brooks made some bold decisions, but one of the most daring was to heed the call of Hollywood.
Over protests from his boss and many mental health professionals, Brooks allowed the cast and crew of "One...
| May 20, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Finally. After many contentious years, the American Psychiatric Assn. has unleashed DSM-5, the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.
If you know one thing about the DSM, it’s probably that this book is...