Sunday, February 5, 2023

Tag: punishment and mental health

Lee Coleman – The Insanity Defence, Storytelling on the Witness Stand

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An interview with Doctor Lee Coleman, in which we focus on psychiatry in the courtroom and why the psychiatric expert witness role may be failing both the individual on trial and society at large.

Water Withheld as “Punishment” at Mayo, Ireland Mental Health Facility

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From Independent.ie: "Patients in a long-stay HSE-run mental health facility had to bang on the window of a nurses' station to ask for a...

“A Compassionate Approach Leads to More Help, Less Punishment”

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“Published in the journal PLoS ONE, a new set of studies suggests that compassion—and intentionally cultivating it through training—may lead us to do more to help the wronged than to punish the wrongdoer. Researchers found compassion may also impact the extent to which people punish the transgressor.”