Paul Steinberg, a psychiatrist in private practice, explains schizophrenia and how it may have caused Adam Lanza to open fire in the Newtown, Connecticut school. An interesting point in the article is his discussion of the Goldwater Rule, an ethical standard of the American Psychiatric Association that prohibits members from discussing people they haven’t examined. Consequently, it prohibits the people who may understand what happened from explaining it.
Our failed approach to schizophrenia, on NYTimes.com.
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