Should We Take Away the Kids of Those Who Are Mentally Ill?
Mindi has never harmed her daughter and is capably raising a son, but authorities took her daughter under a concept sometimes called “predictive neglect.”
Drinking Someone Else's Blood Doesn't Make You a Vampire
Do vampires exist? No, they do not. But that hasn't stopped a handful of researchers from clinging to the myth of "clinical vampirism."
One Third of Patients in Nursing Facilities Harmed by Treatment
A study by Medicare’s inspector general of skilled nursing facilities says nearly 22,000 patients were injured and more than 1,500 died in a single month—a higher rate of medical errors than hospitals.
The Problem With Psychiatry, the 'DSM,' and the Way We Study Mental Illness
Psychiatry is under attack for not being scientific enough, but the real problem is its blindness to culture. When it comes to mental illness, we wear the disorders that come off the rack.
Religious Pursue More Aggressive End-of-Life Treatments
A new study finds that religious people with community support pursue more aggressive end-of-life treatment to delay death despite seeing no improvement in quality of life.