Would You Recommend Skydiving at the Age 100? Formulating Risk Decisions

What's the risk?

Psychiatry & Society

H. Steven Moffic, MD, broaches the topic of risk and its assessment. Should a man, at 100 years old, be allowed to skydive? Why not?

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 relate to climate instability, burnout, Islamophobia, and anti-Semitism for a better world. He serves on the Editorial Board of Psychiatric TimesTM.