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More Violence in the field of psychiatry - Did Military Psychiatry Fail to Detect Major Hasan's Emotional Turmoil?

(PSYCHIATRIC TIMES) -- Some would ask whether the psychiatric system at Ft. Hood adequately assessed the mental state of Army Maj Nidal Malik Hasan, the man accused of yesterday's shooting rampage on the base.



Maj Hasan, 39, was reportedly about to be deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan, despite his vehement and public objections to the wars both on the Internet and to colleagues.1 It is not clear to what extent Maj Hasan's clinical supervisors were monitoring his emotional state prior… Continue

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