Tragedy at Virginia Tech
Dr. Welner says that studying the videos will not help us recognize potential warning signs because it doesn't depict how the gunman was in everyday life. "It's a fiction, and even as a psychiatrist, you can't learn from that because it's phony," Dr. Welner says. "You can't see how disorganized and irrational [he is] because he's written a script. You don't see what doesn't connect."