RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Attorneys and doctors say that a Virginia man who suffers from schizophrenia is unlikely to stand trial on charges that he killed his parents.
NEW YORK (AP) — Oprah Winfrey's new book club pick is Robert Kolker's “Hidden Valley Road,” an in-depth account of a 1950s family in which six of 12 children were diagnosed with schizophrenia....
ISLAMABAD (AP) — A rights group says court-appointed doctors have confirmed that a death row prisoner in Pakistan suffers from chronic schizophrenia and requires regular medical treatment.
Justice Project Pakistan, which campaigns against the death penalty, says the findings were submitted to a court in Lahore with the suggestion that Saleem Ahmed be transferred to a mental health treatment facility.
BRIDGETON, Mo. (AP) — Last year Terry Franks received a phone call from her son that frightened her.
"He couldn't tell me where he was. I told him, 'Take a picture,' and that's when he took a picture of the campus that he was on," Franks told KSDK-TV .
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Bryan Fugate lives with what his wife calls "one of the most terrifying illnesses." He has schizophrenia.
A Marysville native, Fugate was 19 when hallucinations and dark thoughts became so overwhelming he was hospitalized for six days. He learned he has the severe mental disorder that affects how people think, feel and behave.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A Missouri man who randomly killed an Air Force veteran before barging into a different house declaring, "I am here to slaughter the lambs," has been found not guilty by reason of insanity.
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian radio station says the man who stabbed and seriously wounded one of its journalists has been diagnosed with schizophrenia.
Ekho Moskvy host and deputy editor-in-chief Tatyana Felgenhauer was stabbed in the neck at the station's Moscow office on Oct. 23. The attacker, Boris Grits, has been in custody since then awaiting trial.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's difficult childhood and his washout from Coast Guard boot camp stoked serious psychiatric disorders that helped spur him to walk off his remote post in Afghanistan in 2009, a psychiatrist testified Wednesday.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Five months into his son's new court-ordered plan for schizophrenia, Vince Lagnese noticed that the 25-year-old was returning to his old self. Instead of pacing the backyard, talking to himself and smoking cigarettes for hours, he began revisiting old hobbies such as jazz guitar and discussing current events.
NEW YORK (AP) — It can almost certainly ease chronic pain and might help some people sleep, but it may also raise the risk of getting schizophrenia and trigger heart attacks.
Those are among the conclusions about marijuana reached by a federal advisory panel in a report released Thursday.
The experts also called for a national effort to learn more about marijuana and its chemical cousins, including similarly acting compounds called cannabinoids.
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — In 2008, Charlotte County Jail guards doused Stephen McNeeley, who has schizophrenia, with three cans of pepper spray, strapped him into a restraint chair and left him burning for more than three hours.
Whether they violated the Eight Amendment, which protects against cruel and unusual punishment, is at the heart at a trial starting Thursday in federal court in Fort Myers, reports The Naples Daily News (http://bit.ly/2c0hpUd).