The Aurora Shooter: James Holmes
In part one of this two part episode, former FBI agent and criminal profiler Candice DeLong takes a look at James Holmes, the Aurora Shooter. Candice explores how James' history of mental issues contributed to his massacre of 12 people and the wounding of 70 others when he attacked a movie theatre in July 20, 2012.
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This episode is fascinating. I didn’t know a lot of the details in this case. Thank you for covering. ￼
She mentioned he thought about nuclear bombs. I have nightmares all the time about nukes. However, I'm now 41 and have never harmed or had thoughts about harming anyone.
28:54 It's *dysphoric* mania, not "dysmorphic" 🙄
It's also a fact that SSRIs are only effective in 45-50% of patients.