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Open up mental health system to avert crisis

This week the Swedish Supreme Court is reconsidering the Appeal Court's decision to reduce Mijailo Mijailovic’s life sentence for murder to closed psychiatric care. This will no doubt serve to re-open the debate on a sequence of events in 2003 that shook up the Swedish mental health system.

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Olympic gold medallist commits suicide

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Bodybuilder wrecks hospital waiting room

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Intelligent men “less likely to commit suicide”

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Psychiatric care: Milton slams government

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Knifeman stabs three on Stockholm underground

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Sweden sets out to tackle suicide

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Escaped man “threat to Victoria”

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Victoria-obsessed man arrested by Danish police

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Intruders choose the wrong victims

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Swedes turn to e-therapy

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Patients being let down by mental care

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Stockholm Syndrome: Rush hour madness

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Patient secrecy to be ignored for security police

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Opposition to give mental health 5bn kronor boost

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Discharged patient freezes to death

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Killer escapes from secure unit with daughter

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Escaped woman returns to secure hospital

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Stress makes your teeth fall out ? Swedish research

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Man killed in hospital

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Secure psychiatric care “lacks proper control”

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Man lay beside dead mother for two weeks

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Shock rise in electric treatment

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Patient stabs Gothenburg nurse with needle

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Axeman escapes from hospital

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Warder killed by mental patient

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Psychological suffering for one in four ‘tsunami Swedes’

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Tougher rules for criminal psychiatric patients

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Extra millions for psychiatry ‘had no effect’

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Mentally ill offenders ‘will not be punished’

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‘Dangerous’ man on the run after hospital escape

Cops find violent fugitive despite close shave

Cops find violent fugitive despite close shave

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Nearly all murderers are mentally ill: Swedish study

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Depression “behind one in three physical ailments”

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Apathetic refugee children: a Swedish phenomenon