Tagged with suicide

Invisible Wounds of War

Invisible Wounds of War

Summary of Veterans Statistics for PTSD, TBI, Depression and Suicide. There are over 2.3 million American veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars (compared to 2.6 million Vietnam veterans who fought in Vietnam; there are 8.2 million “Vietnam Era Veterans” (personnel who served anywhere during any time of the Vietnam War) At least 20% of … Continue reading

Preying in the Name of God

Preying in the Name of God

Exorcism, Deliverance, and Neurological Disorders TRIGGER WARNING – Suicide – EXPLICIT CONTENT Since her first night home from the hospital, K had kept everyone up nearly every night.  V and her mother, who was visiting from out-of-town, were in the living room reminiscing  while V lovingly cradled K, her eleven day old daughter.  V’s husband, … Continue reading

Neurobiology of Religious Terrorism

Neurobiology of Religious Terrorism

| Todd Murphy, Behavioral Neuroscientist | Understanding the mind of a suicidal terrorist is a special challenge in psychology. Not only do their actions show a highly aggressive personality, but their motivations seem to outweigh even the imperative for self-preservation. The profile of the suicide bomber is not at all simple. We think of them … Continue reading