I have learned to separate trauma from culture.
Marc Lamparello intended to "burn down St. Patrick’s Cathedral," according to a state prosecutor.
“I prance down the runway like a queen, my body dripping with jewels. Like a lioness, I sway from side to side, moving to
HR 2646 is a bipartisan bill, first proposed by Congressman Tim Murphy (R) and Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D). Murphy is a clinical psychologist and Johnson is a psychiatric nurse. HR 2646 is designed to help "families of the 4 percent," a title given by Congress denoting families suffering from severe mental illness that often includes psychosis.
My mother, who had chirped the lullaby, "Rock-a-bye, baby," in my ear every day when I was an infant, pointed out that, in
He has been called the voice of a generation, but it may be more accurate to dub Bob Dylan, who turns 75 on May 24, as a voice, if not the voice, of the generations.
The traumatic refugee experience can cause high rates of schizophrenia, among other mental health disorders like depression and PTSD.
Psychiatry used to be a biopsychosocial profession that allowed time to get to know the person, not just treat the symptom. But drastic cuts in the funding of mental health services have dramatically reduced the quality of the service they can provide.