Latest Linda A. Teplin Stories

2014-04-10 23:27:46

Dr. Teplin, PhD, Owen L. Coon Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and Director of the Psycho-Legal Studies Program, Northwestern University Medical School, to discuss how mental health professionals can improve the short- and long-term outcomes of youth in the juvenile justice system at the upcoming Recovery Workforce Summit: 2014 PRA Annual Conference, June 22-25, 2014, in Baltimore, Maryland. McLean, VA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 The Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (PRA)...

Juvenile Mental Health Worse After Detention
2012-10-02 12:45:05

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers from Northwestern University recently discovered that over 45 percent of males and almost 30 percent of females who had been in juvenile detention had one or more psychiatric disorders following incarceration. For young females and males who are incarcerated, the development of a psychiatric disorder is highly likely. Factors such as dysfunctional families, brain injuries, substance abuse and...

2005-08-02 10:21:24

By Alison McCook NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - More than one-quarter of people with severe mental illness say they were victims of a violent crime within the past year, giving them a more than 11-fold higher risk than that seen in the general population, according to new study findings. Study author Dr. Linda A. Teplin of Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois, noted that for people without mental illness, being the victim of a crime can be very upsetting; the effect could be even more...

2005-08-01 16:16:14

More than one-fourth of individuals with severe mental illness were victims of violent crime in the past year, almost 12 times general population rates, according to a study in the August issue of Archives of General Psychiatry. Depending on the type of violent crime (rape/sexual assault, robbery and assault), prevalence was six to 23 times greater among persons with severe mental illness than among the general population, said lead author Linda A. Teplin, Owen L. Coon Professor of...

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