"The Second Amendment is not a suicide pact," the senator says, while glossing over the due process issues raised by gun confiscation orders.
The Puzzle of Identifying Future Mass Murderers Cannot Be Solved by Psychiatry, Background Checks, or Red Flag Laws
If "the notion that we can identify mass killers before they act" is a "fiction," the conventional policy responses to mass shootings are unlikely to be effective.
The media are misreporting this one wildly.
To Stop Mass Shooters, Trump Says, We Should Make Involuntary Psychiatric Treatment Easier. No, We Shouldn't.
Because psychiatrists are terrible at predicting violent behavior, the wider net would catch lots of harmless people.
Plus: Monday market swings spark freakout, Hong Kong "now a revolution," and more...
A new study of wrongful convictions shows the problem goes beyond misconduct by police and prosecutors.
A scientific consensus has emerged that trigger warnings just don't work—and student activists should stop demanding them.
Maybe people are just playing to escape all the Brexit news?
George Conway's Spat With Donald Trump Illustrates Psychiatry's Pernicious Influence on the Debate About the President's Fitness
Is Trump suffering from "narcissistic personality disorder"?
Is "mental illness" a fraudulent concept for locking up social deviants? Or does forced treatment free the ill "from the Bastille of their psychosis?"
Plus: Trump backtracks on Syria and the NSA promotes its cellphone charging services.
New study trashes crappy consensus correlating gaming violence and aggression in real life
The relationship between cannabis consumption and psychiatric diagnoses is more subtle and ambiguous than the anti-pot polemicist implies.
Reason's livestream with the founder of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS), Rick Doblin.
She had a history of mental illness, and was arrested for misdemeanor trespassing in July.
Baffled by and fearful of each other, the political tribes remain consumed by loathing and dedicated to total victory.
"Increasing prevalence of mental health problems and decreasing stigma help to explain this trend."
One year after their final sessions, three-quarters of the subjects no longer qualified for a diagnosis.
Places that score high for gender equality also show more sex differences on personality tests.
The designation could be a prelude to approving the forbidden psychedelic drug as a medicine.
The Marine Le Pen Case Shows That Supposedly Enlightened France Treats Political Speech As a Crime and a Symptom of Mental Illness
The right-wing politician faces prosecution and psychiatric examination for posting pictures of ISIS atrocities.
But several questions remain unanswered.
Jonathan Haidt and Greg Lukianoff explain how "good intentions and bad ideas" have made young people super-fragile-and how to make things better.
Gun Controllers Insist 'Congress Knows' How to Prevent Attacks Like the Jacksonville Shooting, but No One Actually Does
None of the usual solutions seems apt.
"Trigger warnings may inadvertently undermine some aspects of emotional resilience."
I was a gay teen in the 1980s, hiding from a terrifying world in an arcade. The WHO's push to uniquely pathologize gaming won't help people like me.
Get ready for ever-more-intrusive mental-health measures.
How much evidence should be required to suspend people's Second Amendment rights?
In the aftermath of the Parkland shooting.
"Life is like poker," says Duke: Good choices and good outcomes don't always correlate.
Such orders can easily be used to take away innocent people's Second Amendment rights.
Even a narrower approach, focused on purported risk, deprives many innocent people of their constitutional rights.
Shooting revives deliberately misleading talking points about a bad regulation both the NRA and the ACLU opposed.
Although his conviction was invalid, the appeals court says, his civil commitment as a "sexually dangerous person" remains legal.
It's gonna be a wild 2018.
Those are not the only choices.
"A supposed modern culture of instant gratification has not stemmed the march of improvement."
The reasons for the Las Vegas massacre cannot be found in the perpetrator's tissue or in the DSM.
Lenore Skenazy, Jonathan Haidt, Peter Gray, and Daniel Shuchman launch, Let Grow, a non-profit devoted to promoting better policies for raising children.