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Psychiatric disorders among juveniles

...around three quarters of teenage girls in juvenile detention suffer from at least// one psychiatric disorder. ... before they were admitted to a temporary juvenile detention center in Cook County, Ill. Researchers interviewed the juvenile teens in order to track the prevale...

Drugs Part of Mumbai High Life

...ai andDelhi, according to police officials. "The detention of six Nigerian nationals in Delhi only reaffirms thatthe drug cartels are increasingly using foreign students studying inMumbai and Delhi, mainly Sudanese, Nigerians and Kenyans as dealersand couriers to smuggle cocaine," said a Mumbai Narcotics Con...

Afro American Women at a High Risk of HPV and Hence Should Be Vaccinated

...tion to school-based vaccination clinics, juvenile detention centers and prisons with high populations of African American adolescents and young adults are institutions the authors say should be actively targeted for vaccine delivery. Historically, multi-dose vaccines, such as the HPV vaccine, have been diffic...

A.Q. Khan Admitted in Hospital for Cancer Surgery

...ssion, President Pervez Musharraf placed him under detention ostensibly for security reasons, but maintained that Khan was "still my hero". Source-IANS...

Does Severe Mental Illness Warrant a lock-Up?

..., both to themselves and to others. Further, their detention in the hospitals is mandated only if the treatment showed a positive sign of abating the illness or preventing a further decline in the condition. Studying the many cases of homicide, where innocent victims have become targets of psychopath attack...

Detention, Uncertainty take their Toll on the Mental Health of Refugees

...nced the added stress of being held in immigration detention centres, of having very few of the entitlements of...atest predictor of PTSD symptoms. “Adverse prior detention experiences and current living difficulties associated with TPV status each made substantial and ind...

Healthcare Inadequate at Yarl’s Wood Immigration Cente

...rl’s Wood one of the country's biggest immigration detention centers has been accused of providing inadequate h...ers praised the work of nurses and a doctor at the detention center, she pointed out a series of management failures. According to the report, "The delivery of...

Drop in Number of Psychiatric admissions

...his month has introduced the independent review of detention of involuntary patients. He said, 'It will be of considerable interest to determine whether this development will reduce the proportion of patients admitted involuntarily in future years.' The overall statistics have revealed that: Men account fo...

Aung San Suu Kyi complains of irregular medical visits

...f Suu Kyi from house arrest, instead extending her detention for another year. Source-IANS...

Dr.A.Q.Khan in Excellent Condition

...h have issued a detailed report. Khan is living in detention at his home in Islamabad. PRI...

House of Lords to Consider New Mental Health Laws

...ally ill patients.//The proposed law may insist on detention of such patients even though there is no record of them having committed a crime. This has evoked mixed response from everyone. This law may also try to emphasize on the continued treatment of such patients even after they are released from hospita...

Forcible Detention and Isolation Needed for XDR-TB Patients, warn Experts

...n South Africa have come out strongly for forcible detention and isolation of those affected with XDR-TB. The...fter years of apartheid rule was toppled. Forcible detention of a person is accordingly, against human rights. This is understandable says Mary Edginton of th...

All Forms of Ill Treatment Cause Post Traumatic Stress Disorder-PTSD

...evere physical pain," the study authors write. The detention and interrogation procedures that are excluded fro...cluded that aggressive interrogation techniques or detention procedures involving deprivation of basic needs, exposure to adverse environmental conditions, force...

Ever-Controversial Mental Health Act To Be Decided Upon

...batable as ever. The point at odds is the forcible detention of mental health persons if they are perceived as a threat to society- this being, even if they are not guilty of any crime. One of the pioneers of mental health reforms was Enoch Powell who helped fade away the old dark and gloomy asylums of yore...

Virginia Tech. Shooter -Human Rights or Innocent Lives

...g-Hui began to take form. The odds for forcible detention of mentally unsound persons, could not be any stronger than this point of time. At the same time, psychiatrics ponder-where and when does one draw the fine line? The fact that Cho was a ‘disturbed’ student was not unknown. He was a loner, had start...

Laws on Mentally Ill Endangers Public Life

... agency. The councilor had recommended a temporary detention order saying that he was an ‘imminent danger’ to himself. But official court document reveal that after assessment by the Carilion St. Albans Psychiatric Hospital, a doctor wrote that Cho, although mentally ill, "denies suicidal ideation (and) does n...

The Mental Health Bill Will Not Help Vulnerable Patients, Say Doctors

... would be irresponsible to by-pass clinicians when detention decisions are being made. We strongly urge the Government to think again and ensure that psychiatrists are fully engaged in caring for these very vulnerable patients. It is well documented that psychiatric patients often suffer from a range of medica...

Study Examines the Pathologization of Guantanamo Suicides

...f suicide attempts at the Guantanamo Bay terrorist detention center has come to light, two major responses have emerged: the United States military has presented the attempts as "manipulative self-injurious behavior," and not as true efforts at suicide, using them as examples of the alleged barbarity and inhum...

45 Day Jail Sentence for Paris Hilton

...ed the 26-year-old socialite to report to a county detention facility on June 5. She will not be allowed any work release, furloughs, use of an alternative jail or electronic monitoring in lieu of jail, the judge ruled. The decision came after a 2 hour long hearing in which the prosecutors argued that Ms ...

Zambia Trying Hard to Tackle Crisis in Mental Health Care

... only mental hospital in the country, has to get a detention order from the magistrate. Detention orders pert...g away with this procedure. If there has to be any detention order, it has to come from the medical practitioner who knows the patients well. Working in associ...

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