Archives for August 2013

Eight Years in Clink for 81-Year-Old Former Head of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

San Jose Mercury News Peninsula child psychiatrist William Ayres sentenced to eight years for molesting patients By Joshua Melvin August 27, 2013 REDWOOD CITY — As one victim after another testified, calling William Ayres a monster and a serial child-abuser who robbed them of their innocence, the once-renowned child psychiatrist sat stoically Monday as a […]

Florida Psychiatrist James Cocores’ License Suspended After Drug Trafficking Florida Psychiatrist James Cocores Hammered By Department of Health By Joel Voss, CCHR Tampa August 28, 2013 Last February Florida psychiatrist James Cocores was arrested by the Palm Beach County Sheriffs Office and charged with drug trafficking. An undercover police officer posing as a patient to Cocores complained of grief over losing a brother […]

Feds Reduce Antipsychotic Drugging of Nursing Home Residents

Wall Street Journal Nursing Homes’ Drug Use Falls Effort to reduce use of antipsychotic drugs falls short of goal By LUCETTE LAGNADO August 26, 2013 A two-year effort by the federal government and the nursing-home industry has reduced the use of powerful antipsychotic drugs among elderly nursing-home residents, but the decline fell short of the […]

Another Army Psychiatrist – This One In Prison for Attempted Murder

The Star-Ledger N.J. appeals panel upholds conviction in case that led to sweeping new eyewitness testimony standards By Christopher Baxter August 21, 2013 TRENTON — In a case that helped lead to sweeping new standards for eyewitness testimony in New Jersey, a state appeals panel has upheld the 2006 conviction of a former U.S. Army […]

Psychiatrist Guilty of Mass Murder

New York Times Military Jury Convicts Army Psychiatrist on All 45 Counts in Fort Hood Rampage By MANNY FERNANDEZ August 23, 2013 KILLEEN, Tex. — A military jury on Friday found Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan guilty of carrying out the largest mass murder at a military installation in American history. The verdict, delivered by 13 […]

Another Day – Another Psych – Florida Psychiatrist Steven Lemberg Banned from Practicing Florida Board of Medicine Slams Psychiatrist By Joel Voss, CCHR Tampa August 21, 2013 Today, Boca Raton Psychiatrist, Steven Lemberg, voluntarily relinquished his license. He may never again re-apply for another medical license. Ever. This following an August 2nd, 2013 hearing before the Board in which his conduct in prescribing large amounts of the […]

Wildly Out-of-Control Pennsylvania Psychiatrist Thomas Radecki Arrested for Multiple Offenses AG: Psychiatrist accused of over-prescribing, trading drugs for sex Aug. 20, 2013 HARRISBURG, Pa. — Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane announced Tuesday that agents from the Office of Attorney General have arrested the largest purchaser and distributor of Subutex in the United States, following a grand jury investigation into his distribution and prescribing practices. […]

Tennessee Psychiatrist Sidney Moragne Prescribed Methadone without a License – Gets Slap on Wrist

Jackson Sun Jackson psychiatrist placed on probation by David Thomas Aug. 16, 2013 The Board of Medical Examiners of the state of Tennessee has placed Dr. Sidney Moragne on probation for a period of no less than three years. Moragne is a psychiatrist with a private practice in Jackson. The Jackson Sun attempted to reach […]

New York Psychiatrist Anthony Kim Arrested for Fraudulent Prescriptions

Press-Republican August 18, 2013 Psychiatrist charged with prescription forgery By FELICIA KRIEG [/caption]PLATTSBURGH — A Plattsburgh psychiatrist admitted he forged 15 prescriptions for his own use, City Police say. Dr. Anthony Kim, 54, was arrested July 30 on the north end of Margaret Street near Seth Square and was charged with second-degree forgery of a […]

Australian Psychiatrist Vincent Victor Berg Accused of Sexually Assaulting Boy

The Gold Coast Bulletin (Australia) August 15, 2013 Accused of assault A FORMER Queensland Health psychiatrist is on trial accused of indecently assaulting a teenager 13 years ago. Vincent Victor Berg, 61, was employed at the Townsville Mental Health Unit in 2000 when he allegedly touched the genitals of a 15-year-boy during a physical examination. […]

WW III – Psychologists & Mental Health Counselors vs. Psychiatrists no longer provides documents on the misdeeds of psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers or marriage and family therapists. Instead, we are providing ammunition (data and documents) to those in these professions in their quest for dominance over psychiatrists – the druggers and shockers. Therefore, this website is now only providing documentation on psychiatrists. […]

Feds Investigating Antipsychotic Drugs on Children

Wall Street Journal U.S. Probes Use of Antipsychotic Drugs on Children Federal health officials are reviewing antipsychotic drug use on children in the Medicaid system By LUCETTE LAGNADO August 11, 2013 Federal health officials have launched a probe into the use of antipsychotic drugs on children in the Medicaid system, amid concern that the medications […]

New Verde Cartoon

To see Verde’s previous creations – click “Verde” top right of this website. “Sexual misconduct is particularly damaging to the reputation of psychiatry because the damages to patients which result are mental and emotional in nature. If psychiatry loses the confidence of society, its ability effectively to pursue its mission will be damaged.” – American […]

Trial Underway – Psychiatrist Nidal Hasan Faces Death Penalty for Planned Killing of Soldiers

Dallas Morning News Fort Hood gunman meticulously planned attack By NOMAAN MERCHANT and PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press August 6, 2013 FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan fired the last of 146 bullets in his assault on Fort Hood, then walked outside where he met two civilians who asked about the commotion […]

Canadian Court Critical of Psychiatrist Shree Bhalerao

National Post Ruling says hospital can’t force anti-psychotic drug on patient after questionable schizophrenia diagnosis By Joseph Brean July 31, 2013 Nearly four years after staff at Toronto’s Saint Michael’s Hospital started slipping an anti-psychotic drug into a woman’s orange juice while treating her for lupus, Ontario’s highest court has tossed aside the ruling that […]

Montana Psychiatrist James H. Peak Convicted of Child Porn Wants License Back

Billings Gazette Former child psychiatrist convicted for child porn seeks redemption By Cindy Uken August 4, 2013 A former child psychiatrist who was felled by his lust for child pornography and spent time in federal prison is seeking forgiveness from those he betrayed — and a second chance. And some of the most respected mental-health […]

California Psychiatrist Anath Shanmugam Surrenders License after Sexting Patient

CBS Sacramento Psychiatrist Accused Of Preying On And Sexting With A Patient By Ron Jones August 1, 2013 SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A veteran Sacramento psychiatrist has been accused of abuse of power and allegedly preying on a patient. According to the Medical Board of California, the victim’s story started at the Chateau Senior Center in […]

Samson Adegbite

Business First of Buffalo NYS penalizes Williamsville doc for negligence By Tracey Drury August 2, 2013 A Williamsville psychiatrist has lost his ability to practice medicine following four charges of negligence and failure to maintain records. Dr. Samson Adegbite, who currently practices at the Batavia Community Care Center, was disciplined by the Office of Professional […]

Kentucky Attorney General Decision

PsychSearch vs. State of Kentucky

Ohio Psychiatrist Ali Salim accused of rape also charged with murder of mother and her unborn daughter

The Columbus Dispatch Family of pregnant victim sues doctor accused of raping, killing her; hospital, Craiglist also sued By Laura Arenschield July 31, 2013 The family of a pregnant woman whose body was found last summer in a car along a rural Delaware County road is suing the doctor charged in her death, the hospital […]