Our Broken Hearts

What causes a broken heart?

Psychiatry & Society

H. Steven Moffic, MD, discusses the heartbreaking losses from gun violence, including Joe Garcia, whose wife Irma Garcia died in the Uvalde shooting and then he succumbed to his grief.

Dr Moffic is an award-winning psychiatrist who has specialized in the cultural and ethical aspects of psychiatry. A prolific writer and speaker, he received the one-time designation of Hero of Public Psychiatry from the Assembly of the American Psychiatric Association in 2002. He is an advocate for mental health issues related to climate instability, burnout, Islamophobia, and anti-Semitism for a better world. He serves on the Editorial Board of Psychiatric Times™.