Another tragedy grips the nation and leaves people with many questions. Why would anyone ever kill children in their own family? Read More
She had been diagnosed as bipolar, her family already knew she had a history of mental illness, and that she owned a firearm, and they allowed her to have unsupervised access to those kids. As far as I'm concerned, this makes the parents grossly negligent, and they should face charges for it.
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Helen M. Farrell, M.D., is a psychiatrist with Harvard Medical School. She researches forensic psychiatry and violence.
When and how should we open up to loved ones?