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Trauma And Violence

Compromised Confidentiality in the Military Is Harmful

A patient seeks mental health treatment. The boss reads his file. This happens in the military.

Trauma And Violence

A commentary on civility and ethical standards in the aftermath of terrorist events in France.

A commentary on France's response to recent acts of terrorism that unified a nation and the world, co-written by a psychiatrist who was at the Paris Rally.

The greatest tribute to those who perished in France may be to find better ways to put out the fires of terrorism. Mental health professionals are trained to use words to diffuse conflict. The pen is mightier than the sword, but it can also tempt the reckless to load their weapons.

Do persons with depression and a history of early life trauma benefit more from psychotherapy or pharmacotherapy? Take the quiz and learn more.

For us to intervene and prevent injury, we need to ask patients probing questions about their relationships, and whether they feel safe at home.

What is the association between bipolar disorder, trauma, and violence? Here: a guide to assessing violence potential in bipolar patients.

We need to join forces with our natural allies: the patients we treat and their families, as well as government, community, and business leaders, to make addressing the impact of violence and abuse one of our highest public health priorities.

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