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4 years 6 months ago

Springs kidnap suspect claims mental illness

A 27 year-old man suspected of kidnapping a woman and two children in Colorado pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to several charges he's facing in Wyoming following a car chase that ended with police finding the victims safe. Al Demetrius Johnson faces nine misdemeanor charges in Natrona County,...

4 years 8 months ago

Dad believes accused shooter is schizophrenic

The father of a man accused of wounding two students at a Colorado middle school believes his son suffers from schizophrenia. There are no public records showing that 32-year-old Bruco Strong Eagle Eastwood has been diagnosed with mental illness. But his father, War Eagle Eastwood, says Bruco sometimes yelled, kicked...

4 years 8 months ago

Big changes proposed in psychiatric diagnoses

Don't say "mental retardation" - the new term is "intellectual disability." No more diagnoses of Asperger's syndrome - call it a mild version of autism instead. And while "behavioral addictions" will be new to doctors' dictionaries, "Internet addiction" didn't make the cut. The American Psychiatric Association is proposing major...

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