Army Reservist Robert Card killed 18 people in a shooting rampage on Oct. 25 in Lewiston, Maine. CERL Executive Board member Brig. Gen. (Ret.) Stephen N. Xenakis, M.D., is quoted in an article by The New York Times discussing the potential role of psychosis, or PTSD related to his time serving in the U.S. Army.
Brig. Gen. Xenakis is an adult, child, and adolescent psychiatrist with many years of clinical, academic, and management experience. He is the Executive Director of APPA, an advisor for Physicians for Human Rights and the Center for Victims of Torture, and an Adjust Professor at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. He is also a member of the CERL Executive Board. Read his bio here.
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