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Matthew Warren Dead: Son Of Rick Warren Commits Suicide At 27
Offbeat  (tags: mental illness, protection, society, safety, humans, death, obituary, sadness, news, family, celebrity )

- 527 days ago -
"At 27 years of age, Matthew was an incredibly kind, gentle and compassionate young man whose sweet spirit was encouragement and comfort to many," Warren, the popular author of The Purpose Driven Life, said in the letter. THIS IS MATTHEW
Guideposts: One Simple Step Toward Forgiveness
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- 669 days ago -
I thought the EF5 tornado that flattened Parkersburg, our small Iowa farm town, in May 2008 was the most devastating thing I would ever experience. Big buildings like the high school reduced to rubble. The house where my husband, Ed, and I raised our two
Stop Denying Benefits to Veterans With Mental Disorders
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- 762 days ago -
Award military benefits to veterans diagnosed with personality disorders. Nearly 26,000 veterans have been denied military benefits after being diagnosed with a 'pre-existing' personality disorder. The military screens each recruit extensively
Girl With Paranoid Schizophrenia Has Urges to Kill Her Mother
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- 1649 days ago -
Rebecca Stancil often seems like a typical 9-year-old girl, playing a sweet child's game of rock, paper, scissors with friends and attending pool parties in her Simi Valley, Calif., neighborhood.Rebecca has been in and out of hospital nine times
In France, Transsexuals Celebrate a Small Victory
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- 1658 days ago -
Several decades have passed since the West stopped considering homosexuality a mental illness. But for transsexuals, that kind of milestone has been elusive. France became the first country in the world to remove transsexualism from its official list of
Mistake Kept Woman in Louisiana Jail for Months
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- 1663 days ago -
A homeless, mentally ill woman has been released from a Louisiana jail after a clerical mistake kept her there for six months.A relative says 55-year-old Melissa Poche was sent to a hospital after her release Wednesday.
"Crazy Bruce' Nailed for Anthrax Attacks
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, anthrax, attack, mental illness, insanity, government sientist )

- 1669 days ago -
THE anthrax attacks that shocked America in 2001 were the work of a seriously disturbed government scientist who once called himself "Crazy Bruce" and who was obsessed with blindfolded women,

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