Robin Dalmas: What 27 psychiatrists and mental health experts say about Trump

“It’s one thing to be a rightwing conservative. It’s quite another to be deemed ‘dangerous’ by 27 psychiatrists and mental health experts” writes Robin Dalmas. This blog post was written by Robin Dalmas from the blog, “The Shinbone Star”. Please click on the link below to read the entire post.

 

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When I espouse my burning desire for Congress to impeach Trump, I often hear the same tiresome argument. “No! Pence would be worse!”

Let’s examine that statement in light of a new book. The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump: 27 Psychiatrists and Mental Health Experts Assess a President hit stores on Oct. 3. It was edited by Bandy X. Lee, M.D., M.Div., an Assistant Clinical Professor in Law and Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine. She also organized the “Duty to Warn” Conference hosted on April 20 at Yale, which led to this book.

“The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump” contains three parts: Descriptions of Trump, the challenges that mental health professionals face in observing what they do and speaking out when they feel they must, and finally, the societal effects Trump has had and could cause in the future.

While some of the book’s contributors are reluctant to officially…

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Fred Bunch – ‘Trump: A narcissist without a shred of empathy’

This insightful and straightforward post is written by Fred Bunch from the blog, “The Shinbone Star”. Please click on the link below to read the entire post.

 

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Hilda Colon wakes up after sleeping in a shelter set up at the Pedrin Zorrilla coliseum in San Juan. — PHOTO BY REUTERS/CARLOS GARCIA RAWLINS

“I am asking the president of the United States to make sure somebody is in charge that is up to the task of saving lives,” San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz said at a news conference Friday. “I am done being polite, I am done being politically correct. I am mad as hell. . . . We are dying here. If we don’t get the food and the water into the people’s hands, we are going to see something close to a genocide.”

The mayor of Puerto Rico’s largest city was rebuked by President Donald Trump today after pleading for more federal assistance in the wake of Hurricane Maria. “We are dying, and you are killing us with the inefficiency and the bureaucracy,” San Juan Mayor…

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