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Laugh Factory offers psychiatrist in residence to comedians

Ildiko Tabori

Rebecca Plevin/KPCC

Dr. Ildiko Tabori, the psychologist in residence at the Laugh Factory, believes comedians have a higher propensity for depression and bipolar disorder

Robin Williams's death by suicide earlier this week has highlighted the mental health challenges facing many comedians. One Los Angeles comedy club, the venerable Laugh Factory, has come up with an unusual way to help: they have psychiatrist in residence. 

Southern California Public Radio's Rebecca Plevin has more on the story. 

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