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A Call to Arms to Understand and Treat Aggressive Behavior
Dr Thompson introduces a Special Report meant to provoke thoughtful contemplation on various topics related to aggressive behavior.
Dementia, Agitation, and Aggression: The Role of Electroconvulsive Therapy
What role might electroconvulsive therapy play for short-term treatment of agitation and aggression in patients with dementia?
Gun Violence, Stigma, and Mental Illness: Clinical Implications
This review critically addresses 4 central assumptions that underlie many US political and popular associations between gun violence and mental illness.
Psychobiological Aspects of Antisocial Personality Disorder, Psychopathy, and Violence
The key focus is on understanding violent offending (eg, reactive, proactive, firearm violence) tied to antisocial personality disorder and psychopathy using a psychobiological lens.
Intermittent Explosive Disorder
Here: a close up look at impulsive aggression.
If It Were Physical Pain, It Would Be Called Torture: A Story of Two Young Men
When did human rights become negotiable in the US?
Neither facile liberal censure nor rabid applause from the right speak to Eastwood’s purposes in this superbly crafted picture.
A Woman Left Behind
Years ago I read somewhere that dying is easy—the hard part is being left behind. But I recently met an older woman who taught me otherwise.
Does Ketamine Hold Promise in Mitigating Suicide Risk?
The authors review mechanisms of suicide and the effectiveness of current treatments, and zero in on ketamine--a potential novel, rapidly acting treatment for suicidality.
Clinical Issues and Strategies Associated With Smoking Cessation
Here: assessment approaches, treatment options, and potential risks inherent in treating tobacco dependence in individuals with major mental illnesses and substance use disorders.
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