Author | Hy Bloom, MD

Articles

Managing the Aftermath of Patient-on-Staff Violence

January 14, 2011

Violence by patients towards staff members is an inherently complex matter for the physically and/or psychologically injured person. An expert in the field of forensic psychiatry answers a reader's question about what clinicians can do in the aftermath of an assault.

Violence Risk Assessment in Everyday Psychiatric Practice

December 14, 2009

Hy Bloom provided an expert psychiatric report in a multiple murder case in which the accused, who had schizophrenia and depression, had killed his wife and 2 children. Before the murders, the accused had been seeing a psychiatrist and family physician for treatment of the mental disorders.