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Psychiatric group warns of surge in Greek suicides

A state-funded mental health charity has warned that the number of suicide deaths in Greece is likely to increase significantly in 2010, mainly due to the country's financial crisis. Full story

Problem Children Torment Parents Even After They Grow Up

SAN DIEGO Problem children can be a psychological burden for parents well after the youngsters have left the nest. Full story

Violent assaults on nurses rise as programs cut

Emergency room nurse Erin Riley suffered bruises, scratches and a chipped tooth last year from trying to pull the clamped jaws of a psychotic patient off the hand of a doctor at a suburban Cleveland hospital. Full story

Sisters Curb Sibling Depression

Though siblings can sometimes be a pain, having a sister might be good for kids' emotional health, according to a new study. Full story

Mental facilities asked to develop closure plans

Mississippi mental health officials say they may have to shut down hospitals and treatment centers that serve hundreds of people unless their budget gets an infusion of at least $44 million next fiscal year. Full story

NC Mental Health Association loses accreditation

North Carolina's oldest mental health advocacy group will stop providing care to hundreds of people after losing the accreditation that allowed it to receive federal Medicaid reimbursements. Full story

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Corey Hebert, WDSU medical editor, talks with Keith Olbermann about attention being paid to Gulf Coast residents whose health is affected by the BP oil disaster.

  Gulf oil spill takes emotional toll on residents

Mental health experts say growing anxiety over the Gulf oil leak is taking a toll on those who make a living on its waters. NBC's Kerry Sanders reports.

  Calling in sick on a sunny day: OK, not OK?

TODAY’s Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb share different opinions on taking a mental health day when the weather happens to be nice.

  Colleagues questioned Hasan’s mental state

Nov. 12: New information suggests those who worked closely with Fort Hood shooting suspect Maj. Nadal Malik Hasan closely questioned his mental state. NBC’s Pete Williams reports.

  Missed signs of Hasan’s troubled mind?

Nov. 10: Fort Hood suspect Major Nidal Hasan may have suffered compassion fatigue, a kind of secondary post-traumatic stress disorder. Dr. Nancy Snyderman talks with psychologist Jeff Gardere about the anxiety disorder.

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