Articles by Frieda Aboul-Fotouh, M.D.

Frieda Aboul-Fotouh, M.D. completed her general psychiatry training in the Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine, and received her child psychiatry training in the Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean Hospital Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Program. She has been recognized for her interest in teaching and raising cross-cultural awareness. She is currently engaged in telepsychiatry, where she evaluates teens and adults in crisis throughout Texas.

Muslim Children: Addressing Prejudice and Xenophobia

April 12, 2016


Muslim Children: Addressing Prejudice and Xenophobia

As an adult Muslim, I find it disconcerting, and at times, downright frightening, to hear xenophobic statements about keeping Muslims out of the country. In my work as a child psychiatrist, I’m hearing from Muslim parents across the country that their children are coming home to them with difficult questions and intense emotional reactions. While […]