Doha, Qatar

Seeing a Psychiatrist is social taboo in Qatar, the world’s richest country, Relies on religion instead

The Peninsula Visit to psychiatrist still a social stigma March 28, 2015 DOHA: [capital city of Qatar] Seeing a psychiatrist, even if one suffers from a serious illness and needs urgent medical attention, can be a social embarrassment in this part of the world. A psychiatrist says that due to the social stigma many people […]

Stephen Shapiro, psychiatrist, long-term sexual relationship with a female patient he was treating for depression

The Post-Standard (Syracuse, New York) DOCTOR’S LICENSE REVOKED; STATE SAYS FAYETTEVILLE PSYCHIATRIST HAD A SEXUAL RELATIONSHIP WITH A PATIENT By James T. Mulder April 2, 2008 The state has revoked the medical license of a Fayetteville psychiatrist accused of carrying on a long-term sexual relationship with a female patient he was treating for depression. A […]

Gloria Keraga

The Houston Chronicle Defendants free, but not cleared, in cult-memories trial; Psychotherapists still say patients were abused By Mark Smith April 04, 1999 Two Houston psychotherapists once accused of an insurance scheme exploiting patients’ memories of satanic abuse say they still believe cults may have been responsible for the patients’ conditions. Gloria Keraga, who worked […]

Peter Benet, Psychiatrist, “sacrificed his patients for money and power”

Hartford Courant (Connecticut) EARLIER WARNING IGNORED; CRITICIZED IN 2002, PSYCHIATRIST NOW FACES 2 OTHER COMPLAINTS By Hilary Waldman August 11, 2008 On Feb. 14, 2002, Attorney General Richard Blumenthal asked Connecticut health regulators to yank Dr. Peter Benet’s license to practice medicine, calling the psychiatrist a “physician who sacrificed his patients for money and power.” […]

David Linden, psychiatrist, accused of writing $300,000 bad checks to casinos in Las Vegas

The Oklahoman (Oklahoma City, OK) Doctor to face Nevada charges; Psychiatrist accused of writing bad checks valued at $300,000 to casinos in Las Vegas. By Augie Frost and Jim Killackey March 7, 2008 A psychiatrist practicing in Oklahoma City and Las Vegas was released from jail Thursday on the condition he return to Las Vegas, […]

Charles Grade, Psychiatrist, Found not guilt of sexually exploiting patient

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Wisconsin) March 7, 2008 Friday Psychiatrist acquitted of assault By Ryan Haggerty A psychiatrist accused of sexually assaulting a female patient was acquitted of all charges by a jury Thursday. Charles Grade, 45, of Wauwatosa was found not guilty on three counts of sexual exploitation by a therapist. Each felony count carried […]

Joel Dreyer, psychiatrist, taken into custody by FBI agents, federal drug charges

City News Service By Paul Young Dateline: Riverside March 12, 2008 A Murrieta psychiatrist accused of violating federal drug laws for allegedly prescribing pain medications without performing the required medical exams is scheduled to be arraigned today in U.S. District Court in Riverside. Joel Stanley Dreyer faces federal narcotics distribution charges for allegedly making prescription […]

Perveen Rathore, psychiatrist, assaulted two hospital police officers

TELEGRAM & GAZETTE (Massachusetts) State suspends area psychiatrist; License yanked after incident at UMMC By Thomas Caywood March 13, 2008 State medical regulators last week suspended the license of a local psychiatrist, who practiced at UMass Memorial Medical Center and at a private practice in Westboro, after the doctor allegedly ignored an on-call assignment last […]

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