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Letterman says he sees psychiatrist weekly

Three years after an extortion scandal that led him to bare his infidelities, David Letterman said he sees a psychiatrist once a week to try to be the person that he believed he was....


Alleged Colorado gunman's doctor reached police before rampage: ABC

James Holmes

The psychiatrist who treated suspected movie-theater shooter James Holmes contacted a University of Colorado police officer to express concerns about Holmes's behavior several weeks before his alleged rampage, ABC News reported, citing unnamed sources.


Psychiatrist's warning about Holmes ignored when he dropped out

The psychiatrist who was treating Colorado movie massacre suspect James Holmes warned a University of Colorado threat-assessment team that he could be a danger, but no action was taken because he soon dropped out of school, the Denver Post reported.


Accused Colorado gunman sent notebook to psychiatrist: report

Colorado Theater Shooting

The man accused in the movie theater massacre at the opening of the new "Batman" film mailed a notebook detailing his plans to a psychiatrist at his university before the attack, Fox News reported on Wednesday, as the first funeral was held for one of the 12 people killed.


When My Crazy Father Actually Lost His Mind

And what it took to get him the help he needed... It was early December 2010. That August, my father, who was 69, became abruptly and deeply paranoid. Convinced that nameless people were trying to kill him, he slept no more than an hour or two a night and started drinking after five years of sobriety. When his suspicions grew to include his immediate family, he became violent and threatened suicide.


Study: Americans' use of antidepressants on the rise

Study: Americans' use of antidepressants on the rise

Americans are popping more antidepressants than ever before, and non-psychiatrists are increasingly willing to prescribe the drugs to patients ...


Anna Nicole's Boyfriend Charged in Her Death

Anna Nicole's Boyfriend Charged in Her Death

Anna Nicole Smith's longtime companion and attorney Howard K. Stern and two psychiatrists were charged today with conspiring to furnish drugs to the one-time Playboy playmate in the years leading up to her 2007 death from a ...


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