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Trauma And Violence

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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Here's a close look at the psychological toll of years of trauma among Syrian refugees.

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The Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) program: how it evolved, clinical applications, and goals.

Overbooking airline seats and bumping travelers is legal but the practice backfired on a recent United flight. Is civility dead?

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