American University of Beirut Lebanon
Dr. Laila Farhood is Professor of Psychiatry Mental Health Nursing at American University of Beirut, School of Nursing & Clinical Associate at the Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, AUB. Her research area focuses on PTSD, Depression, anxiety, and social support & the impact of war on the Lebanese. She has published her research in international refereed journals and has also presented scientific papers in national, regional & international academic conferences.
Due to her research focus, Dr. Farhood was appointed by the World Health Organizations (WHO) to coordinate mental health activities in Lebanon during and after the Israeli war on Lebanon summer 2006. As a clinical specialist, she practices psychotherapy, family therapy & marriage counseling at the psychiatry Department at AUBMC.