Psychiatrist Koichi Takeda, Japan, arrested, carried out other obscene acts against patients

Mainichi Japan Psychiatrist arrested for allegedly hugging, kissing patient at clinic December 7, 2018 TOKYO — A 61-year-old psychiatrist has been arrested on suspicion of forcible indecency against a female patient at his clinic here after he allegedly hugged and kissed her, the Metropolitan Police Department’s Akasaka Police Station announced on Dec. 6. According to […]

Japanese Psychiatrist Douglas Berger’s Futile Attempt to Control Criticisms on the Net

Miami Herald Psychiatrist sues Reddit to unmask anonymous online critics By Daniel Chang January 17, 2018 They called him a maniac and much worse, and said he gives patients “the creeps.” They accused him of over prescribing drugs, misdiagnosing ailments and incompetence. And they alleged that his Tokyo counseling center scams clients out of money. […]

Douglas Berger, American Psychiatrist in Japan Sues Reddit to reveal his online attackers

GIZMODO NEWS American Psychiatrist In Japan Sues Redditors For Talking Shit Online By Sidney Fussell January 12, 2018 In a twisting and intercontinental case of ‘mad online,’ an American psychiatrist practicing in Tokyo has filed a defamation suit against Redditors who derogated his services. In a suit filed in Florida, Dr. Douglas Berger is seeking […]

Shoichiro Kaneko, Japanese Psychiatrist, Gets 5 year prison term – negligent in plowing his car into 5 people, killing one

The Mainichi Doctor handed 5-year prison term after epileptic fit led to fatal car crash June 27, 2017 A doctor who plowed his car into pedestrians in downtown Tokyo in 2015 after suffering an epileptic fit, killing one of them and injuring four others, was handed a five-year prison term on June 27. The Tokyo […]

Japan to Punish 95 Psychiatrists for Illegally Obtaining Licenses – Many of the psychiatrists include heads of hospital psychiatric departments and owners of clinics

The Mainichi Ministry to punish 95 doctors over illicit acquisition of designated psychiatrist’s licenses December 31, 2016 (Mainichi Japan) Japanese version The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare is expected to punish 95 doctors for illicitly obtaining and helping others obtain specially designated psychiatrist’s licenses, and temporarily suspend most of them from practicing medicine in […]

Japan revokes licenses of 89 psychiatrists on suspicion they fraudulently acquired their credentials

Japan Times Health ministry revokes licenses of 89 psychiatrists OCT 26, 2016 The health ministry on Wednesday revoked licenses for 89 mental health doctors on suspicion that they fraudulently acquired their credentials. Such a large number of mental health practitioners being subjected to scrutiny at one time is unprecedented. Health minister Yasuhisa Shiozaki took the […]

Eleven psychiatrists disciplined at Japanese hospital – fraudulent applications. Largest newspaper in the world “astounded by the lack of morals”

The Yomiuri Shimbun Weed out fraudulent applications for special status of designated psychiatrist April 21, 2015 Executives of St. Marianna University School of Medicine Hospital bow in apology during a news conference in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, on April 15. (The Asahi Shimbun)[/caption] We are astounded by the lack of morals of people engaged in medical […]