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Trauma And Violence

Nightmare disorder can produce emotional manifestations of fear, anger, and sadness. Here are 7 reasons parasomnias can challenge even the most astute diagnostician.

The Slenderman case revives a long-standing debate: does media exposure influence acts of violence in youth?

Here: a review of the definition of sexual harassment, its prevalence among physicians and medical students, its potential impact on physicians and trainees, and guidance about its management.

Most individuals who have experienced a disaster-related event or epidemic are at increased risk for distress behaviors that have equally significant and chronic consequences. Here’s what psychiatrists need to know.

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The authors discuss some potential complications arising from a constitutional ban on executing persons with mental illness.

Although a majority of states still permit capital punishment, this may not represent the true national mood: many of these states have not had an execution in more than 10 years.

The human-animal relationship can provide insight into the patient’s ability to connect, to interact, and to show care and empathy. Plus, companion animals tend not to breach confidentiality.

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