Dr. David Tolin from the Institute of Living dispels some common myths about mental illness.
A schizophrenic man is on trial on charges of murdering a psychotherapist with a meat cleaver in her Upper East Side office.
David Tarloff’s lawyers don’t dispute that he killed psychologist Kathryn Faughey. But they argue he was so psychotic that he shouldn’t be held criminally responsible for her death.
Consider this: the number of men who have children after the age of 40 has increased by more than 30 percent in the last 30 years. And in the last six years the rate of autism has doubled. Now, scientists are saying this is no coincidence.
A court-ordered psychiatric report reveals that Levi Aron, charged with killing and dismembering 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky of Borough Park is mentally ill, but many residents are dismissive of those results.
Mental illness has been suggested as a factor since the day Aron was arrested and charged with murdering and dismembering 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky.
The Brooklyn district attorney says 53-year-old Kings County Hospital worker Easton Royal falsified records to show he had been checking in on patients.
A man arrested in Israel after his parents were found dead in their Staten Island home will undergo a psychological exam.
Belucci was captured in Israel on Friday, where police said he was trying to buy an airline ticket to China.
A bright sun did little to dry tears of grief and disbelief. Family and friends of Arthur and Marion Bellucci packed the Holy Child Church for the couple’s service.
Relatives described the suspect as a schizophrenic, prone to violent episodes. He was on his way to the 120th Precinct Stationhouse for processing.
A Staten Island man suspected of stabbing and killing his parents is expected back in New York City this weekend.
At about 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Annadale section of Staten Island, police found the bodies of 61-year-old Arthur Bellucci and his wife, 56-year-old Marion Bellucci. They had been stabbed to death.