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U.S. Army Sgt. John Russell was found guilty of 5 counts of premeditated murder this week,
with powerful testimony from the subject of this story,
Dr. Michael C. Jones.
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By Mike Martin
T hough Jones resists comparisons to a detective, psychological care involves detection from the client’s first words. “We try to ascertain clues in their demeanor,” Jones explains. “We look at past reports if they are available. We try to get a sense of what kind of risk the soldier might pose, to himself, herself, or anyone else.”
Why are you here? the psychiatrist asks. What is the presenting problem? What can I—what can we—do to help?
Almost weekly, Camp Liberty’s combat stress unit faced a volatile situation, Jones says. Somebody overdosed. Someone else threatene...
A wartime psychiatrist and longtime CoMo resident...