America’s unique and tragic mix of guns and mental illness

In 2008, Vince Li, a mentally ill man on a bus passing through Manitoba committed an unspeakable crime. He heard voices, thought the man sleeping next to him was an Alien, and so attacked and beheaded Tim McLean who was on his way home to Winnipeg. Li was an untreated schizophrenic suffering from paranoid delusions. […]

When the doctor has PTSD

PTSD is a normal response to an abnormal situation. A horrible, terrible, situation. It affects 76% of mothers who have/had babies in the neonatal intensive care unit. It affects me. I’d like to say affected, but it is a scar and like all scars it fades, but never completely goes away. Injuries cause scars. And […]