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Robin Williams shocks the world with apparent suicide.
Two new treatments appear to provide immediate relief for depression.
There are dozens of antidepressants. Which ones work the best?
Pamela Anderson reveals childhood sexual abuse.
Oscar Pistorius is hot tempered; is he also a cold-bloodied killer?
Can/Should Sterling be forced to sell his NBA team?
Who should have the ultimate say on when and how we die?
Can refined sugar trigger ADHD?
Can micronutrient supplements treat ADHD?
The True Detective finale was disappointing.
True Detective: Did Maggie sell her soul to the Yellow King?
Could Maggie's dad be the Yellow King? More "True Detective" analysis.
Clues abound in True Detective. Is one of the detectives the yellow king?
True Detective's Hart and Cohle: Human frailty, fighting for honor, and a chance at redemption.
True Detective: The identities and broken boundaries of Hart and Cohle.
Understanding Philip Seymour Hoffman's relapse after 23 years of sobriety.
Amanda Knox: Did she or didn't she?
TMS: A new, noninvasive treatment for depression.
HBO's True Detective: A psychological analysis of detectives Hart & Cohle (heart and soul).
Can a zinc supplement treat depression?
What do the top stories of 2013 have in common? The big lie.
Suicide prevention: Who attempts suicide and why?
New studies show insomnia could be a cause of depression.
Giving thanks daily for what you have is powerful and life changing.
Chris Brown kicked out of anger management because... he's too angry?
George Zimmerman is a ticking time bomb.
Kidneys and other organs are selling to the highest bidder on the black market.
A love letter from an elementary school guy asking Ashley to be his girlfriend.
A reanalysis of Jody Arias: The psychology of a killer.
Have you flown lately? Outrageous behavior is out of control. Here's why:
Dale Archer, M.D., is a clinical psychiatrist and the author of Better Than Normal: How What Makes You Different Can Make You Exceptional.