The immediate cause of Thorson’s death is most likely exposure and dehydration. But I believe that a full investigation will show that the deeper causes involve cultish religious fanaticism, untreated psychosis, and the gross negligence, incompetence, and obstructionism of the Board of Directors of a neo-Buddhist retreat centre called Diamond Mountain University, headed by its founder and spiritual director, Michael Roach.
Psychosis is a generic psychiatric term for an abnormal sign or symptom that affects the mind, causing people to change the way they think, feel, perceive things, and behave. When a person suffers from psychosis they are not able to... Read Post
This study investigates the duration of untreated psychosis (DUP) in relation to demographic, illness and methodological factors using a systematic review of published studies of DUP and available DUP distributions. The results show... Read Post