Tuesday, January 10, 2006

Psychiatric Misdiagnoses

"A comprehensive study in the American Review of Medicine by Dr. Erwin Koranyi estimates misdiagnosis of easily detectable physical illness and labeling them as mental illness occurs half the time! Koryani's study of 2090 psychiatric patients showed that 43% of them had an undiagnosed underlying major illness. Dr. Koryani explains that once a patient is labeled a psychiatric case, physical complaints are assumed to be "psychosomatic" and are routinely ignored." - Dr. Timothy O'Shea


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