How often, despite the concern of many, are psychiatric medication and gun violence linked, especially in the mass media? It is rare to find even a passing mention of this connection. This is unconscionable, considering that 90% of all multiple-victim ...Read more
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National tragedies like the student massacres in Columbine, Colorado; Blacksburg, Virginia; and Newtown, Connecticut tend to revive state and national debates and legislation on mental health reforms. This often heated political discussion involves the involuntary commitment for psychiatric evaluation and ...Read more
School massacres have been happening for almost fifteen years now if one regards Columbine in 1999 as the first one of note. Mass shootings and murder-suicides date back much earlier. It certainly appears that massacres by young men have been ...Read more
If you look at the timeline of when mass shootings and murder-suicides started on the upswing, it is at the same time as when the field of mental health introduced psychiatric drugs as a solution to behavior problems such as ...Read more