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Tag: Mental Illness
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May 30, 2014 | 3:51 pm
In the wake of the Isla Vista tragedy, there were initial multiple media reports that the killer, Elliot Rodger, had been diagnosed with a high-functioning form of autism, called Asperger’s, in which the main symptom is significant trouble with social situations. Although other,...
May 28, 2014 | 9:43 am
A Word From J Street Student
As a student leader of J Street U at the Claremont Colleges, I feel obliged to respond to David Suissa’s recent column, “J Street’s Real Failure.”
I have relatives living in Beersheba and have heard from them firsthand the terror of living under...
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July 22, 2011 | 9:33 am
If there were ever a movie that needed to be made, it’s the life story of Tahl Leibovitz. My son suggested I write about Tahl when he came across him playing in a table tennis match on television. I wrote a blog earlier in the week about Tahl Leibovitz which was based on a lot of...
April 26, 2007 | 8:00 pmThe deadly rampage and paranoid ravings of Seung-Hui Cho in Virginia last week cast an uncomfortably harsh light on the issue of mental illness, particularly untreated or undiagnosed mental illness among young people.
While Cho had some initial psychological counseling in 2005, it...