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Mood Disorders

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2014

    Four Dead in Ft. Hood Shooting, 16 Injured

    The message went out at 5:01 p.m. on Ft. Hood's Twitter account: "All personnel on post are asked to shelter in place." The message was re-tweeted more than 1,800 times and by then news spread that the army installation in Killeen had seen another deadly shooting. Three people are dead and 16 inju ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 23, 2014
  • Blogs

    September 19, 2013

    Cake Shop Wants Us to Talk About Depression

    Depression is no laughing matter, but Jody Stevens wants to let people know that it's OK to talk about it ... with cake. Inspired by the original Depressed Cake Shop in London, Stevens is hosting a bake sale to raise awareness of mental health issues and raise funds for the Montrose Center here in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2013

    Michael Brown Blames Alleged Flight Attendant Choking on "Involuntary Intoxication"

    Lawyers for ex-hand surgeon Michael "Suitcase Full of Dildos" Brown claim that the former creepiest commercial pitchman "suffered involuntary intoxication" and does not recall assaulting flight attendants in January. In papers filed in a Miami federal court last week, Brown's lawyers say clinical ... More >>

  • Film

    February 14, 2013

    May Induce Queasy Pleasure

    Side Effects is well worth risking.

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2013

    Become Healthier By Drinking Coffee? Count Us In

    That morning cup of joe doesn't just wake you from a zombie-like state and keep you from being a complete asshole to the guy in the cube next to you. In addition to making you a semi-decent human being, coffee can provide tons of health benefits. Here are five ways drinking coffee can improve your ... More >>

  • Film

    November 15, 2012

    Mostly Cloudy

    Looking for David O. Russell in Silver Linings Playbook.

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • News

    September 16, 2010

    Mental Cases

    Philip Grantham counts on his meds and his MHMRA doctor to stay straight. Too bad Texas is slashing funding.

  • News

    June 24, 2010

    The Case of Blue October

    Readers take both sides.

  • News

    June 3, 2010

    Little Boy Blue

    Ask Justin Furstenfeld if he's really mentally ill and be prepared to ride the whirlwind.

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2010

    Narjes Modarresi, Accused Of Burying Her Two-Year-Old Son, Pins Hopes On Andrea Yates' Lawyer

    Photo courtesy HCSOAn expert on postpartum depression tells us Modarresi may not have known right from wrong​Many observers believe that attorney George Parnham is planning an insanity defense for Narjes Modarresi, the 28-year-old mother accused of burying alive her two-year-old son Masih Golabba ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 3, 2009

    Life Is Happy and Sad

    Jason Nodler gives us a prequel to Speeding Motorcycle

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2009

    What Do Allen Stanford And Pete Townshend Have In Common? A Kick-Ass Drug

    Houston's Allen Stanford has told a federal judge here he's not guilty of a billion-dollar Ponzi scheme; he's also asking to be let out on bail.Stanford's attorney, Dick DeGuerin, told federal magistrate that his client has has a bad week, what with all the transferring between jails.He also, accord ... More >>

  • Music

    April 3, 2008
  • Blogs

    January 18, 2008

    Deceased Inmate's Mother Files Suit Against Harris County and Taser International

    Two years after Daryl Kelley died after being Tasered by Harris County Sheriff’s deputies, his mother has filed a suit against the county, Taser International, and un-named deputies. On January 13, 2006, deputies Tasered Kelley, 29, multiple times while he was being held in Harris County Jail. Ke ... More >>

  • News

    January 17, 2008

    Back from Iraq with Plenty of Problems

    Paul Miles returned from Iraq needing help with the death in his head. He got prison.

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2007

    Cyberonics Sells Patent Rights for Pacemaker-like Device, HouStoned Headline Writer Inexplicably Not in Mood to Make "Heart" Pun

    Houston-baed Cyberonics has sold patent rights on the Pulse Generator, a controversial device implanted into a patient’s chest. The $9.5 million deal grants Cincinnati-based Ethicon Endo-Surgery exclusive rights to use the pacemaker-like device in certain obese patients for the treatment of hypert ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2007
  • Music

    February 8, 2007

    Fadin' Renegade

    Doug Supernaw's long, sad spiral

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2007

    Paxil: Now with Even More Effects!

    Forty milligrams to freedom. The list of bizarre effects associated with the popular antidepressant Paxil is as horrendous as it is long, including: suicide, homicide, electric shock sensations during withdrawal and, for moms-to-be, an array of potentially fatal birth defects. Now the not-always ... More >>

  • News

    September 14, 2006

    Baby Blues

    Lisa Collins took the Paxil her doctor prescribed. There was supposed to be no problem with her continuing it during her pregnancy. Now, it seems, there was.

  • Culture

    August 31, 2006

    Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Culture

    August 24, 2006

    Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Culture

    August 17, 2006

    Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Culture

    June 15, 2006

    Moving Motorcycle

    IBP's new original show is a strange, wonderful surprise

  • News

    July 28, 2005

    One Dead Guinea Pig

    A bad reaction to a drug trial sparks an investigation into Houston's Fabre Clinic and its founder

  • News

    July 21, 2005

    Doctor Nice

    Steven Hotze uses a warm, easygoing manner to peddle natural hormones to women, at thousands of dollars a pop. So who cares about credentials or documented results?

  • News

    April 21, 2005
  • News

    April 7, 2005

    Exposed Nerve

    Cyberonics has implanted its pacemaker in thousands of epileptics. It wants to expand to the depression market. Still needed: an accounting of those who died or were injured after receiving its implant.

  • Music

    October 3, 2002

    Nicolai Dunger

    Soul Rush (Lakeshore)

  • Best of Houston

    September 26, 2002

    Best Democrat

    District 147 State Representative Garnet Coleman

  • News

    May 31, 2001

    Maystead Christopher Allen

    A "Learning How to Survive (at) CEP" sidebar

  • News

    January 25, 2001

    Rough Cut

    A film-in-progress dissects the relationship between med students and their cadavers

  • News

    May 20, 1999

    Sick and Fired

    Former curator Karl Peterson has been shut out of the zoo, and he wants to know why

  • News

    November 12, 1998
  • Dining

    April 30, 1998
  • News

    July 11, 1996
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