PSYCH DRUGS

UK PSYCHIATRIST DAVID BALDWIN CATCHES HELL FOR “DANGEROUS CLAIM” OF “WITHDRAWAL SYMPTOMS DISAPPEARING WITHIN TWO WEEKS OF STOPPING ANTIDEPRESSANTS”

The Herald (Glasgow) Anger over ‘dangerous claims’ by psychiatrists By Helen McArdle March 12, 2018 MENTAL health experts have accused leading psychiatrists of making a “potentially dangerous” claim that most patients’ withdrawal symptoms have disappeared within two weeks of stopping antidepressants. A letter signed by dozens of psychiatrists, academics and patients, including in Scotland, has […]

Psychiatry’s War

PsychSearch.net Psychiatry’s War Against the United States Military By Colin Taufer March 2018 Today tens of thousands of American soldiers are stationed in the Middle East, taking the fight to our enemies so our enemies don’t bring terror to the United States. These brave fighting men and women have put themselves in harm’s way at […]

Siew Hin Chin, Singapore Psychiatrist, Suspended – failed to properly evaluate patient’s condition before giving him drugs

Straits Times Psychiatrist suspended, fined for irresponsible drug prescription By Linette Lai February 21, 2018 SINGAPORE – A 63-year-old psychiatrist has been suspended for six months and fined $15,000 for prescribing medication to a patient, despite knowing that he was at risk of abusing it. Dr Siew Hin Chin also failed to carry out a […]

Jason Evans, South Texas psychiatrist – license suspended – thousands of opioid prescriptions – “presents a continuing threat to the public”

Caller Times Questionable opioid prescriptions cost South Texas doctor his license By Eleanor Dearman February 1, 2018 A South Texas psychiatrist has temporarily lost his license after an investigation found he issued thousands of opioid prescriptions over a year, according to Texas Medical Board records. The Texas Medical Board temporarily suspended the license of Jason […]

Clifford Jacobson, NY Psychiatrist, Loses license – sold drugs for “recreational use”

Democrat & Chronicle Brighton doctor avoids prison for selling prescriptions Associated Press February 10, 2018 A Brighton psychiatrist will avoid prison but lose his medical license for selling prescriptions. Dr. Clifford Jacobson was sentenced Friday to one year of probation that will include four months of home confinement. He also must surrender his license to […]

Joseph Zito, NY Psychiatrist, Arrested for selling drugs out of his apartment with no medical examination

Daily News (New York) SHRINK CHARGED IN ILLEGAL DRUG SALES By CORKY SIEMASZKO March 06, 1998 A West Side psychiatrist was arrested yesterday for allegedly peddling prescriptions for tranquilizers out of his Central Park West apartment. Joseph Zito’s arrest capped a five-month undercover state investigation during which he allegedly wrote and sold prescriptions for Xanax […]

David Brizer, NYC Psychiatrist, Pleads Guilty to Drug Crimes – Admits To Selling Painkillers To Drug Dealers

CBSNewYork AG: New York Psychiatrist Admits To Selling Painkillers To Drug Dealers March 1, 2013 A psychiatrist with offices in Midtown Manhattan and Rockland County has admitted to illegally selling prescription painkillers to drug dealers. Dr. David Brizer, 60, pleaded guilty to felony drug sale, drug possession and conspiracy charges as well as tax fraud […]

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

City News Service By Paul Young 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 opiates like […]

Italian psychiatrist Marco Bonetti accused of sexual violence against six women (5 of them patients)

Google machine translation: HuffPost € 50 for certificates and sexual violence to patients: arrested the aostan psychiatrist Marco Bonetti January 11, 2018 Week of illness thanks to fake medical certificates obtained by paying the Aostan psychiatrist Marco Bonetti 50 euros: for this accusation the court of Aosta sentenced to two years and 10 months of […]

Stanley Giudici, NY psychiatrist – license revoked – “gross negligence”

Times Herald-Record State revokes Town of Wallkill psychiatrist’s license By Daniel Axelrod September 29, 2017 TOWN OF WALLKILL — Patients of a psychiatrist who abruptly closed his office after his medical license was revoked are so desperate for records, prescriptions and help finding a replacement, they’re knocking on the doors of neighboring practices. “I have […]

Rand Ritchie, Pismo Beach, California, psychiatrist – disciplined twice for alcohol abuse and multiple convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol

Propublica EXAMINING MEDICARE Some Doctors Still Billing Medicare for the Most Complicated, Expensive Office Visits By Charles Ornstein and Ryann Grochowski Jones December 27, 2017 — Excerpt Also on the list is Dr. Rand Ritchie, a Pismo Beach, California, psychiatrist. He billed 1,475 visits at the highest level, or 97 percent of his Medicare office […]

Candy Man David Houlihan, Iowa and Wisconsin VA Psychiatrist, nicknamed because of prolific amounts of drugs he prescribed

USA TODAY Investigation: VA knowingly hires doctors with past malpractice claims, discipline for poor care By Donovan Slack December 3, 2017 +++ Excerpt Psychiatrist David Houlihan landed a job at a VA hospital in Wisconsin in 2002 and was promoted to chief of staff two years later, even though the Iowa Board of Medicine had […]

Lenton Morrow, Sacramento psychiatrist, sexually abused patient and overdrugged five others

Sacramento Bee Sacramento psychiatrist ordered to surrender license in sex abuse complaint By Cathie Anderson December 11, 2017 The California Medical Board ordered that Dr. Lenton Joby Morrow, who practiced at a Sacramento psychiatric hospital, surrender his medical license on Nov. 28 after investigating complaints that he had sexually abused one patient and overprescribed drugs […]

Dinesh Patel, New Jersey Psychiatrist, kept patient on lithium for more than a decade resulting in kidney failure

CNN Drugmaker paid doctors with problem records to promote its pill By Blake Ellis and Melanie Hicken, CNN Investigates December 4, 2017 — Excerpt New Jersey psychiatrist Dinesh Patel appeared to have an untarnished record until he came under investigation by the state in March last year, and was found to have inappropriately kept a […]

NJ Psych James Cowan, licensed since 1972, gets license revoked a week after he pleaded guilty to prescribing Adderall

northjersey.com Ridgewood psychiatrist gets medical license taken by state medical board By Keldy Ortiz December 8, 2017 A Ridgewood psychiatrist who worked from a home office had his license revoked, a week after he pleaded guilty to prescribing Adderall, officials said Friday. Dr. James Cowan Jr.’s license to practice medicine was taken from him by […]