Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

38 positive for coronavirus at Rikers, NYC jails

The board overseeing New York City's jails urged officials to start releasing vulnerable populations and those being held on low-level offenses as the coronavirus outbreak hit the notorious Rikers Island complex and nearby ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How to spot a psychopath

Millions recently flocked to the cinema to watch Joker, the origin story of Batman's notorious nemesis. Many have commented that the film is a portrait of a textbook psychopath. But perhaps the bigger question is how many ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Suicide risk higher among older vets who were in jail

Veterans released from prison are five times as likely to attempt suicide as their peers who have never been incarcerated, report UConn Health researchers in an article in press in the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.

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