Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Report: Yale’s Recommendations for Support of Newtown Shooter Largely Unheeded

The gunman in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings showed an early preoccupation with violence, became increasingly isolated, and had been diagnosed with autism, anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorder — but he received minimal treatment, according to a report released Friday.

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Child Advocate Report: Yale’s Psych Recommendations for Lanza Weren’t Sent or Included in Ed Records

Even though the parents of the gunman who took the lives of 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School allowed doctors from Yale to share information with the school system, not all of the information was transmitted, according to a new report Friday from the Office of the Child Advocate.

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Report: Medical, School Professionals Missed Chances to Help Sandy Hook Shooter

Medical professionals and school staff missed multiple opportunities to help Adam Lanza with his severe emotional and psychiatric disorders before he burst into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., on Dec. 14, 2012, and shot dead 20 children and six educators, a Connecticut state review panel has concluded.

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