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Major Hasan

Is There a Fort Hood-New Haven Connection?

Aimee Liu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Aimee Liu

Could it be that there is something about the steady exposure to stories of the horror of war that twists the psyche?

A Muslim Soldier's View from Fort Hood

Kamran Pasha | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kamran Pasha

I spoke today with a friend who is a Muslim soldier stationed at Fort Hood. He and Hasan prayed side-by-side at the mosque the morning of the massacre. He agreed to share his story with me if I granted him anonymity.

Forgiving Political Correctness At Fort Hood On Thanksgiving

Benjamin R. Barber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Benjamin R. Barber

My Thanksgiving wish is to understand why political correctness is a reflection of important American values, even when they exact terrible costs, as they did in the Fort Hood massacre.

The Ft. Hood Killer - Guilty, But Not Evil

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mark Goulston, M.D.

Major Nidal Malik Hasan was not a bad person. He was even possibly a good person. But he was a very sick person who did a terrible thing.

Learning From the Fort Hood Tragedy: Comments from an Expert on Suicide and Violence

Lisa Firestone | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

This misfortune points toward major flaws in our mental health system for military personnel, including the mental health of psychiatrists, psychologists and counselors treating our troops.

What Is PTSD?: A Post-Hasan Primer

Scott Mendelson, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Scott Mendelson, M.D.

Claims that mental health workers are at risk for PTSD from treating their patients add an unnecessary layer of confusion to the question of how we can best serve our veterans.

Major Hasan Did Not "Catch" Vicarious PTSD

Scott Mendelson, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Scott Mendelson, M.D.

A well trained psychiatrist or psychologist is not driven into violent frenzy by dealing with the trauma of soldiers, nor do they acquire those soldiers' emotional wounds vicariously.

Media Fail: Kimberly Munley Did Not Bring Down Fort Hood Killer

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Greg Mitchell

The media, once again, fell hook, line and sinker for a military account of what happened during the tragedy.