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Mar 22, 2017
Chad Calder - The Advocate
Sarah Deland, a forensic psychiatrist hired by the defense, testified that she diagnosed Francois as being schizophrenic after examining him six times, noting that he had many of the symptoms typical of the illness, including hallucinations, paranoia, fixation, disorganized thoughts and personality withdrawal. She also said he didn’t fall into the pitfalls common for those who try to fake mental illness.
#Gun Violence #Mental Health Psychological
Mar 20, 2017
Louisiana Public Health Institute
In honor of Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month in February, LPHI hosted a webinar discussing the perceptions of young people in New Orleans on adolescent dating violence. The webinar covers data from interviews conducted by LPHI and Dr. Aubrey Madkour from the Tulane University School of Public Health and Topical Medicine as well as information from Jennifer Taylor of the New Orleans Family Justice Center.
#Teen Dating Violence #Epidemiology
Feb 23, 2017
Samah Ahmed - Tulane News
“Adverse Childhood Experiences: Intersections of Violence, Neuroscience, Law, and Public Health,” is taught by two Tulane University faculty with different areas of expertise: Stacy Drury and Catherine Taylor.
#Child Maltreatment
Jan 27, 2017
Eve Troeh and Mallory Falk - WWNO
Dr. Denese Shervington is CEO of the Institute of Women and Ethnic Studies. You may have seen the group’s billboards or social media posts on how New Orleans kids are “Sad, Not Bad.” WWNO talked to the mental health expert about how trauma in the city’s children not only goes unrecognized – it’s misdiagnosed.
#Community Violence #Mental Health Psychological