Ian McAlpine, Aussie child psychiatrist, on trial for raping two teenage patients – “brainwashing” one of them

WAtoday.com.au November 13 2017 Ex-child psychiatrist goes on trial accused of historic sex abuse A former child psychiatrist accused of raping and molesting two teenage patients between 1988 and 1990 “brainwashed” one of his complainants into thinking she loved him, a Perth court has heard. Prosecutor Alan Dungey said one of the alleged victims started […]

Jayakumar Patil, New Hamphshire Psychiatrist, reprimanded for “problems with … procedures required before prescribing”

Union Leader Psychiatrist reprimanded by NH Board of Medicine November 13. 2017 CONCORD — A New Hampshire psychiatrist will pay a $10,000 fine, undertake extensive medical education courses and have his work monitored by an expert under terms of a disciplinary agreement reached with state medical officials earlier this month. The agreement allows Dr. Jayakumar […]

Dale Giolas, Illinois psychiatrist, sued by patient for improper sexual activity

Business Insurance Insurer must cover defense of psychiatrist accused of sexual misconduct By Judy Greenwald November 9, 2017 A federal court has ruled a medical malpractice insurer has a duty to defend a psychiatrist accused of inappropriate sexual activity with a patient, while also holding he is entitled to obtain independent counsel in the underlying […]

TelePsychiatry

  PsychSearch.net TelePsychiatry: Lives Ruined at a Distance By Colin Taufer November 2017 There was a time when psychiatric diagnosis required live face to face consultation before patients’ lives were ruined through psychiatry. Now, through modern technology, lives are also ruined at a distance with telepsychiatry: psych evaluation and drug prescription through teleconferencing. That telepsychiatry […]

Harshad Shah, Long Beach Psychiatrist, Gets the Slammer for Bribing an IRS agent

Press-Telegram Psychiatrist in Long Beach sentenced for trying to bribe IRS agent By STAFF REPORT November 6, 2017 A psychiatrist who practices in Long Beach was sentenced to more than four years in prison for paying a $30,000 bribe to an IRS agent who was auditing the man’s taxes, authorities said Monday. Dr. Harshad Shah, […]

Valerie Murphy, UK Psychiatrist, accused of misconduct following the death of a teenager

Oxford Mail Hearing resumes for psychiatrist accused of catalogue of failings following teenager’s death By Georgina Campbell THE hearing of a psychiatrist accused of a catalogue of failings following the death of a teenager resumed yesterday. Dr Valerie Murphy is accused of misconduct and was the psychiatrist responsible for the care of 18-year-old Connor Sparrowhawk […]

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Maine Psych Reinaldo de los Heros loses license – “fraud, deceit or misrepresentation”

  Press Herald Falmouth psychiatrist’s license permanently revoked By Joe Lawlor October 31, 2017 A Falmouth psychiatrist can no longer practice medicine in Maine after he signed a consent agreement that permanently revokes his license, the Maine state medical board announced on Tuesday. Dr. Reinaldo de los Heros, who operated a practice in Portland, had […]

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