Category Archives: Colorado Shooting

James Holmes’ Affect Similar to Andrea Yates?

In court today, officers described the emotionality, or lack thereof, of Mr. Holmes after he had just massacred innocent people. “James Holmes was the picture of calm, “just standing there” in a helmet, gas mask and body armor, staring off into the distance. “He seemed very detached from it all…very, very relaxed.” Officers thought at first […]

The Rush to Diagnose The Colorado Shooter

Dave Cullen, author of the New York Times bestseller Columbine was part of a roundtable discussion this morning on MSNBC with Chris Hayes. The topic was the media coverage of the latest mass shooting. When conducting research for his book, Cullen reviewed the early news reports regarding the “facts” about the two shooters, Eric Harris […]

Clinical Terms In The News, Related to the Colorado Shooting

In light of what many are calling the largest mass shooting in U.S. history, you will likely be hearing many reports about the clinical and psychological status of the shooter. At this time, there have been no reports about his clinical or psychological status but mental health professionals have been speculating about it in the […]