Archives for March 2015

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 […]

Psychiatrist Adam Osborne, brother of British Secretary of the Treasury, quits own firm after sex with patient allegation

Daily Mail UK George Osborne’s psychiatrist brother ‘who had sex with patient’ quits his own firm leaving it with assets of just £500 By Andrew Buckwell and Adam Luck March 28, 2015 The psychiatrist brother of Chancellor George Osborne has resigned from his private medical company, leaving it with assets of just £551. Dr Adam […]

Jailhouse psychiatrist Charolette Hoffman, fired for not following jail’s simple anti-contraband policy

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Contraband found 3 times on fired Allegheny County jail psychiatrist By Aaron Aupperlee March 26, 2015 Allegheny County Jail guards caught the jail’s psychiatrist trying to bring in cigarettes, lighters, matches and scissors before she lost her job this month. Warden Orlando Harper revoked Charolette Hoffman’s security clearances on March 4, the same […]

Walter Shannon, North Carolina Psychiatrist, Trafficked in thousands of fraudulent prescription drugs

WITN NEW INFO: Kinston psychiatrists could face jail time in prescription drug scheme March 18, 2015 Two local doctors accused of involvement in an illegal prescription drug ring made their first court appearances on Wednesday. Dr. Walter Shannon and Dr. Joanna Wolicki-Shannon were given a second court date of April 1. The judge advised the […]

Joanna Wolicki-Shannon, North Carolina Psychiatrist, arrested in illegal drug ring (Adderall, Vyvanse, Ritalin etc.)

WITN NEW INFO: Kinston psychiatrists could face jail time in prescription drug scheme March 18, 2015 Two local doctors accused of involvement in an illegal prescription drug ring made their first court appearances on Wednesday. Dr. Walter Shannon and Dr. Joanna Wolicki-Shannon were given a second court date of April 1. The judge advised the […]

Great Falls Tribune: Documents on Psychiatrists are compiled at PsychSearch.net

Great Falls Tribune (Montana) March 20, 2015 Celebrating Sunshine Week By Rich Ecke The annual nationwide Sunshine Week is celebrated this week from March 15 to 21. U.S. newspapers publish stories about public records and the difficulty in obtaining some of them. “Public records” are generally defined as records regardless of their physical form made […]

Adam Osborne, psychiatrist, suspended over claims of two year affair with patient – mother of two

Daily Mirror George Osborne’s psychiatrist brother suspended over patient affair claims in GMC probe By Sam Relph March 15, 2015 George Osborne’s psychiatrist brother has been suspended over claims of an affair with a patient. The Chancellor’s youngest brother Adam Osborne, 38, is accused of a two-year affair with the mum of two. He could […]

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Charolette Hoffman, Penn. Psychiatrist, Loses Security Clearance at Jail Job – Officials mum on why

In 2011 her private psychiatry office shut down. “It’s a dream that’s come to an end,” Charolette Hoffman, 64. “No matter what we do, we can’t really make it financially. You can’t sell a practice that’s not making money.” Pittsburgh Business Times Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Allegheny County Jail psychiatrist loses security clearance March 6, 2015 By […]

Priscilla Sheldon-Cost, Yale trained psychiatrist, gets jail time for manufacturing in her home the club drug “molly,” a psychoactive drug that has hallucinogenic effects

Baltimore Sun Psychiatrist, veteran sentenced in Towson ‘molly’ lab case By Alison Knezevich March 9, 2015 In what a Baltimore County judge called “one of the oddest drug cases I’ve seen,” an Ivy League-educated psychiatrist and an Army veteran were each sentenced Monday to six months in jail after prosecutors said they ran a “molly” […]

Orest Wasyliw, NY Psychiatrist – Judge Throws out his “circular and redundant” report for a 2nd time – Prosecutor calls his conclusions “speculative”

mySuburbanLife.com Psychatrist’s report not allowed in Crest Hill murder trial Second judge rejects PTSD claim By Brian Stanley March 4, 2015 JOLIET – A judge has banned a psychiatrist’s report for a second time in the trial of a Crest Hill man accused of stomping his wife to death. Judge Dave Carlson decided Wednesday the […]

Petition Started Against Body-in-Backyard Psychiatrist, William Lewek

WHEC Petition against local psychiatrist accused of moving missing man’s body March 1, 2015 A petition has been started, asking for the maximum sentence in the case against a local psychiatrist accused of moving a man’s body. Just days before his trial was set to begin, Dr. William Lewek accepted a plea deal for tampering […]