Skip to main content

View Diary: Breaking: Hostage crisis over in Alabama (188 comments)

Comment Preferences

  •  rAmen (5+ / 0-)

    Know what jumps out at me about Dykes? VIETNAM VET.

    Have people here never heard of PTSD? But go ahead and keep moralizing if it makes you feel superior. In the meantime we continue to let PTSD go untreated in our returning vets so prepare for a whole bunch of EVIL coming down the pike....

    You must work-we must all work-to make a world that is worthy of its children -Pablo Casals Please support TREE Climbers for victims of child sexual abuse and exploitation.

    by SwedishJewfish on Mon Feb 04, 2013 at 06:46:42 PM PST

    [ Parent ]

    •  He wasn't in combat. (0+ / 0-)

      "Republicans are the party that says that government doesn't work, then they get elected and prove it."-- PJ O'Rourke

      by nocynicism on Mon Feb 04, 2013 at 07:10:20 PM PST

      [ Parent ]

    •  His eyes jump out at me (2+ / 0-)
      Recommended by:
      SwedishJewfish, old possum

      I spent many too many years in bars with many too many men ruined and haunted by years of childhood beatings, emotional neglect, not enough love, not enough empathy, hard, hard, hard. If you add to that late-onset psychosis, it's not pretty.

      I could very well be wrong. He may have been raised by angels in a household of peace, mutual respect, and loving attention; and he may have simply slipped a gear as he aged.

      In [late-onset psychosis], the clinical picture is dominated by hallucinations in all modalities and systematic delusions that concern the patient’s personal space and security like paranoid delusions or partition delusions... In 45% of subjects, the onset of LOP is preceded by a history of paranoid or schizotypic personality styles...

      >> Copeland et al. estimated an annual incidence of 3.0 per 100,000 for DSM-III-R schizophrenia and 16.6 per 100,000 for delusional disorder in those aged 65 years and over.
      >> Castle and Murray, applying the same criteria, calculated a rate of 12.6 per 100,000 person-years.
      >> Using the broader concept of late paraphrenia, Kay estimated the annual rate for those aged 55 years and older to be 10–15 per 100,000 for males and 20–25 per 100,000 for females.
      >> In the general population aged 60 years or older, Van Os et al. showed an 11% increase in first admission rates for ICD-9 schizophrenia, paraphrenia, paranoid states and other non-affective, non-organic psychosis for each 5 year increase in age....
      >> Häfner et al. found an annual incidence rate of 13 per 100,000 for broadly defined schizophrenia-spectrum disorders within the age range of 50–59 years.


      by raincrow on Mon Feb 04, 2013 at 10:52:44 PM PST

      [ Parent ]

Subscribe or Donate to support Daily Kos.

Click here for the mobile view of the site