Dr. Paul Appelbaum

Dr. Paul Appelbaum appears in the following:

From the Institution to the Community, JFK's Mental Health Legacy

Friday, November 01, 2013

Americans suffering from mental illness have long faced barriers to treatment, including stigma from their friends, family and peers.Fifty years ago, President John F. Kennedy sought ...


Should The Severely Mentally Ill Be Forced to Receive Treatment?

Friday, August 02, 2013

A New York State law has caused a fair share of controversy because it forces some severely mentally ill to undergo treatment. On today's show, we hear from Dr. Paul Appelbaum, direct...

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Linking Violence and Biology Through DNA

Friday, December 28, 2012

What happens in the brain of a mass killer that permits such violence to occur? In an attempt to answer this question, researchers at the University of Connecticut are preparing to ca...

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Patient-Doctor Confidentiality Versus Public Safety

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

The fact that Holmes was seeing a psychiatrist prior to the theatre shooting in Aurora, Colorado, is a fact that has emerged in the past few days. Should his psychiatrist be required ...

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Mental Health and the Aurora Shooting

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

In the weeks before the Aurora, Colorado movie theater shooting, suspect James Holmes was seeing a psychiatrist specializing in schizophrenia. Columbia University Director of Law, Ethics, and Psychiatry Paul S. Appelbaum, explains how psychiatrists determine red flags with their patients and when behavior is concerning enough to warrant further action.

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