Archive for December, 2015

New Jersey Psychology Practice Revealed Patients’ Mental Disorders in Debt Lawsuits

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New Jersey Psychology Practice Revealed Patients’ Mental Disorders in Debt Lawsuits

When pursuing unpaid bills, Short Hills Associates in Clinical Psychology disclosed the diagnoses and treatments of patients, including minor children, in court papers. “It turned my life upside down,” one former patient said. HIPAA doesn’t apply.

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Mother of man who died in jail after arrest for ‘sagging pants’ speaks to RT


HRW: US: Mentally Ill Prisoners Face Abuse

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US: Mentally Ill Prisoners Face Abuse

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US: Mentally Ill Prisoners Face Abuse

11.05.2015

Jail and prison staff throughout the United States have used unnecessary, excessive, and even malicious force against prisoners with mental disabilities. Correctional staff have deluged prisoners with painful chemical sprays, shocked them with powerful electric stun weapons, and strapped them for days in restraining chairs or beds. https://www.hrw.org/news/2015/05/12/u…

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Fire At Psychiatric Hospital Kills 23 -NOW THEY ARE 38 – People

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Fire At Psychiatric Hospital Kills 38 People

More than 400 workers from the Russian emergency services spent around three hours bringing the fire under control.

10:37, UK, Sunday 13December 2015

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Firefighters spent hours trying to bring the fire under control

A fire at a psychiatric hospital in southern Russia has killed 23 people, the country’s emergencies ministry has said.

http://news.sky.com/story/1604881/fire-at-psychiatric-hospital-kills-23-people

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The hospital building, which was made of wood, was destroyed by the fire, a spokesman said.

A further 20 people were injured.

The fire broke out at the hospital in the village of Alferovka, which lies in the southern region of Voronezh.

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Alone, in ‘the hole’ Psychologists probe the mental health effects of solitary confinement.