Extreme Overvalued Beliefs

Extreme Overvalued Beliefs

Clinical and Forensic Psychiatric Dimensions

Riveting and surprising in its persuasive simplicity, Extreme Overvalued Beliefs makes a profound argument that most violent targeted attacks are incorrectly classified as motivated by delusions or obsessions. Drawing on exceptionally clear and vivid details of crimes such as the JFK assassination, Oklahoma City bombing, and the January 6th US Capitol attack, as well as the Sandy Hook and Uvalde school shootings, the monograph illuminates three easily understood cognitive drivers of targeted attacks, arguing that we must embrace these in order to thwart future incendiary acts.
Subtle cognitive decline precedes end to driving for older adults

Subtle cognitive decline precedes end to driving for older adults

Even slight cognitive changes can affect an older person’s decision to stop driving, according to a new study by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The findings suggest that routine cognitive testing could help older adults and their physicians make decisions about driving that maximizes safety while preserving independence as long as possible.
Sadie Williams Clayton

Sadie Williams Clayton

Postdoctoral research scholar Sade Williams Clayton works to advocate and build community for postdoctoral research trainees and others. She recently received a national award from the National Postdoctoral Association for her efforts.
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