Families in Psychiatry

Family separations and the intergenerational transmission of trauma



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2. American Psychiatric Association statement, May 30, 2018.

3. Letter to the departments of Justice, Health & Human Services, and Homeland Security, June 20, 2018.

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Dr. Reinstein is a psychiatry attending at Zucker Hillside Hospital of the Northwell Health System, Glen Oaks, New York. Her clinical interests include reproductive psychiatry and family therapy, with a specific focus on maternal mental health. Dr. Reinstein completed her adult psychiatry residency training at Montefiore Hospital/Albert Einstein College of Medicine after graduating from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Yeshiva University with a B.A. in biology. She is one of the recipients of the 4th Annual Resident Recognition Award for Excellence in Family Oriented Care.

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