Cases of children isolated and abused by parents are rare but not unheard-of, say experts. Many recover.
Matt Mika was badly wounded during last summer’s attack on the Republican congressional baseball team. Nearly every hour brings a reminder of what he can no longer do.
The practice has been widely condemned, prompting at least nine states to ban its use on minors, but opponents of New Hampshire’s proposed law criticized its language.
Some celebrities have promised to enroll in treatment following accusations of sexual impropriety. But experts say there is no proven treatment.
The father of primal scream therapy, Dr. Janov maintained, not without controversy, that it could cure an array of ills from alcoholism to asthma.