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Medical Expert - Elizabeth M. Arnold, PhD, MSW

Area of Expertise: Psychiatry
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Elizabeth M. Arnold, PhD, MSW

Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine

Dr. Arnold’s primary research focus is on adults and adolescents and their risk behaviors. She has studied homeless adults and runaway teens as well as the risk of suicidal ideation and suicide attempts. Other clinical interests are sexual compulsivity, mood disorders, depressive disorders, cognitive-behavioral therapy, runaway behavior, homelessness and adolescent mental health.


Youth, adolescent risk behaviors, suicide, runaway teens, suicidal ideation, suicide attempts, poor reading comprehension


Grant from Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust Extends Program Providing Care to Homeless People with Mental Illnesses
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