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Police found the 13 siblings malnourished and chained to furniture, held captive by their parents. Experts say there is definitely hope for them to fully recover psychologically from the abuse, but they do have hurdles to overcome.
Deputies who discovered the six minors and seven adults Sunday inside the dark, smelly home initially believed that all 13 were minors because they appeared so small. “You can imagine the post-traumatic stress disorder if you’ve been deprived of nutrition, if you’ve been deprived of normal childhood activities … that is going to cause some psychological damage,” said Sophia Grant, of the Riverside University Health System.
Advocates also see other issues, like the stigma of seeking help the exists in the veteran community, that will likely become obstacles to the Trump administration’s ambitious goals.
President Donald Trump signed an executive order that is geared toward helping new veterans transition to civilian life, which can be a particularly vulnerable time.
Inmate suicides have been intensively studied, but until now there has been limited research on how the job affects correctional employees.
Experts say it isn’t what a lot of people talk about when discussing the president’s mental health–like turning the wrong way or forgetting something. However, a deterioration of language, which was one of the first things that sparked chatter about Trump’s mental well-being, can be a tip-off.
President Donald Trump said that those questioning his mental well being are just trying to score political points. All of the chatter over Trump’s health comes just before the president’s first psychical exam while in office.
Last month lawmakers were briefed by a psychiatrist on the signs that might indicate President Donald Trump is having mental health issues. The president’s latest tweet on North Korea has done nothing to soothe those concerns.
A selection of opinions on health care developments from around the state.
Only two psychiatrists work in rural Tehama County, the site of a recent five-person shooting. Meanwhile, mental health professionals see a psychological toll on Dreamers over DACA uncertainty.