Bar prosecutor argues suspended lawyer should be disbarred
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — An attorney representing Maine's bar association says a failed Republican candidate for district attorney who's been accused of sexual misconduct should be disbarred.
During the 1968 presidential campaign over 2000 mental health professionals (many with thinly-disguised political motives, I might add) declared Senator Barry Goldwater to be psychologically unfit to serve as president. Goldwater sued and won.
Psychiatrist: Bergdahl mental disorder factored in desertion
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's difficult childhood and his washout from Coast Guard boot camp stoked serious psychiatric disorders that helped spur him to walk off his remote post in Afghanistan in 2009, a psychiatrist testified Wednesday.
GREENWICH — Tonight the Town Hall will host a free screening and panel discussion of the film “Borderline,” in honor of Mental Health Month.
Personality disorder tough to treat
I recently ran across this mental disease called Narcissistic Personality Disorder. Does the following description of the disease remind you of anyone?
For some reason (I will leave that to you, dear reader), the term “narcissist” has been used a lot recently in the media and in personal conversations. Sometimes people even use the term “textbook narcissist” to describe a well-known public figure. Because I am both a psychologist and columnist, I thought I would share with you the actual textbook definition of narcissist — then you can see how it may or may not apply.
For nearly a year, Regina, a 45-year-old with borderline personality disorder, allowed her life to be filmed. This included several sessions with her therapist, Gina Pulice, a licensed clinical social worker who now lives in Ridgefield.
Regina, who lives in New York City, is the main character in the 88-minute documentary film “Borderline,” which will screen at the Ridgefield Playhouse at 7 p.m.Tuesday.
WHY IT MATTERS: Beneath the fury, issues that matter
WASHINGTON (AP) — This is a presidential campaign about trust, temperament, honesty, judgment, character, personality and, some are convinced, a personality disorder or two.
It's pocked with Donald Trump's ballistic-missile tweets in the middle of the night. It's enlivened by the spectacle of Hillary Clinton's campaign innards spilling day after day into public view, quite a WikiMess.