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How the Andrea Yates Tragedy Changed the Way We Think About Mental Illness How the Andrea Yates Tragedy Changed the Way We Think About Mental Illness

Even people who don’t follow crime know the name Andrea Yates. On June 20, 2001—six months after giving birth to her fifth baby in seven years—the former nurse, who suffered from severe postpartum depression, drowned each child in the family bathtub. Then, she called 911: “I just killed my kids.”

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