Trevor talks to Jacob Holzer, MD, a clinical staff associate in McLean’s Geriatric Psychiatry Outpatient Services and a forensic psychiatrist.
Forensic psychiatry is a branch of psychiatry that deals with the assessment and treatment of mentally disordered offenders in prisons, secure hospitals, and the community.
– Dr. Holzer discusses the mental illnesses that can be involved in lone actor terrorism (27:10)
– Dr. Holzer discusses the case of Anders Breivik, a far right terrorist who committed the 2011 Norway attacks (29:40)
– Jacob Holzer profile: mclean.link/dah
– McLean’s Jacob Holzer, MD, Wins Award for Work in Geriatric Forensic Psychiatry: mclean.link/dcu
Read the episode transcript: mclean.link/0dv
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