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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

Suicide, Violence, and Mental Illness

Professions, psychiatry included, do not have a stellar record of protecting those they serve. Do we have reason to believe that professional organizations or corporate entities can be trusted to protect their clientele?

In this article, psychodynamic psychology is applied toward the understanding and recognition of "homegrown" terrorists, individuals who are familiar with American culture and thus more difficult to detect.

Your patient is recovering from a traumatic brain injury. He asks you, “Doc, why do I need so much extra sleep?”

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

The key focus is on understanding violent offending (eg, reactive, proactive, firearm violence) tied to antisocial personality disorder and psychopathy using a psychobiological lens.

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