Archives for October 2015

California Psychiatrist William Munn Ends 43 years of Psychiatry – Surrenders License – put public health at risk by excessively prescribing drugs to five patients

Daily Republic Psychiatrist surrenders license, ends 43-year practice By Ryan McCarthy October 30, 2015 FAIRFIELD — A psychiatrist in private practice since 1972 has surrendered his license and can no longer practice, according to the Medical Board of California, which said William Munn put public health at risk by excessively prescribing drugs to five patients. […]

Flogging and chaining psychiatric patients now outlawed in Nigerian State of Ondo – Chief psychiatrist stressed the need for change in public perception

Vanguard ‘No more flogging, chaining of mental patients in Ondo’ October 25, 2015 By Dayo Johnson WORRIED by the inhuman treatment meted to psychiatric patients by their handlers across the country, the practice of flogging and chaining them have been outlawed in the Ondo State psychiatrist hospitals. Also, forcing the patients to undergo fasting by […]

Teacher Dead from Prescription Drugs, NY Psychiatrist Alfred Ramirez Arrested – charged with illegally selling scripts from his gold Lexus

Journal News Teacher dead. Pill doc arrested. Did state miss warning signs? By David Robinson October 28, 2015 Police found Daren Gajdusek’s lifeless body at his Yonkers apartment in March. He had just started a dream job teaching elementary school, and his family desperately wanted answers. An empty pain-pill prescription bottle offered a clue: the […]

Michigan Psychiatrist Mamoun Dabbagh – traded prescription pills for sex with adult entertainers

Detroit News Rare harp seized in case involving shrink, sex and pimp By Robert Snell October 26, 2015 A Southfield psychiatrist bought a rare 19th Century harp with cash generated from his lucrative drug ring that traded prescription pills for sex with adult entertainers, according to federal court records. Federal agents seized the French harp, […]

“World’s Sexiest Psychiatrist”, Theodore F. Jasper, Loses License After Sex With Patient

Wayne Patch ‘World’s Sexiest Psychiatrist’ Loses License After Sex In Passaic County Office With N.J. Patient By Tom Davis October 26, 2015 A New Jersey psychiatrist lost his license after having sex with a patient in his office and elsewhere, according to a state Attorney General’s Office release. The complaint alleges that Theodore F. Jasper […]

Top California Psych Druggers

Top 100 Medi-Cal Prescribers of Mental Health Drugs in 2014 Prescriber Name Total Number of Psychotropic Drug Claims HENDERSON, HARRY C III MD 21603 DRANCEA, GEORGETA L NP 16800 OGBECHIE, LAWRENCE O MD 15379 WALAYAT, WARRIS R MD 15110 TON-THAT CHAU 14742 LASALA SALVADOR E. 14294 PARAYNO MAXIMO A 12970 KHIN, HENRY H MD 12157 […]

California Psychiatrist Joel Dreyer, Serving 10 years in Prison – his drug crimes are now being blamed on his brain condition

Newser Did Our Justice System Fail a Sick Psychiatrist? CSM digs into case of convicted drug dealer Joel Dreyer By Arden Dier Oct 18, 2015 Excerpt: Back in the 1980s, Joel Dreyer was a devoted family man and a respected psychiatrist who testified as an expert witness in criminal trials. Today, he’s serving 10 years […]

NJ Psychiatrist Theodore Jasper agrees to suspension – accused of sex with patient

The Record Clifton psychiatrist accused of having sex with bipolar patient agrees to license suspension October 14, 2015 By MARY JO LAYTON A Clifton psychiatrist who allegedly had sexual relations with a patient who has a bipolar disorder agreed to the temporary suspension of his license Wednesday, the acting attorney general said. Dr. Theodore F. […]

Particularly damaging to the reputation of Psychiatry

“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 to pursue its mission will be damaged.” American Psychiatric Association Approved by the Board of Trustees March 1993 (click cartoon to enlarge)

China’s Gay Shock Therapy

The Guardian China’s Gay Shock Therapy By Sam Wollaston October 10, 2015 A young man calling himself John goes to a hospital in the Chinese city of Tianjin and is seen by a senior psychiatrist. What seems to be the problem, she asks. John tells her he’s gay. Homosexuality may no longer be illegal or […]

Mohammad Omar Mohabbat, Alabama Psychiatrist, pleads guilty to harassing Patient – was earlier arrested for sexual abuse of patient

Tuscaloosa News Psychiatrist pleads guilty to harassment Staff Reports October 5, 2015 A Northport psychiatrist has pleaded guilty to harassing a patient. Mohammad Omar Mohabbat, 76, was charged with second- degree sexual abuse and harassment in 2013. Prosecutors dismissed the sexual abuse charge and accepted a guilty plea to the harassment charge on Monday, according […]

Reality Check – Obama sweeps evidence of psych drugs under carpet – selects wrong target – directs attention to guns instead

ALFRED RAMIREZ, NY Psychiatrist – Arrested For Illegal Distribution Of More Than Ten Thousand Oxycodone Pills, Resulting In One Known Death

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Southern District of New York FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, October 1, 2015 Doctor Arrested For Illegal Distribution Of More Than Ten Thousand Oxycodone Pills, Resulting In One Known Death Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, James A. Hunt, Special Agent-in-Charge of the […]