Multimillionaire U.K. psychiatrist Dr. George Hibbert is being investigated – potentially by Parliament – for deliberately misdiagnosing hundreds of parents with ‘personality disorders’ in order to fit the view of the social service agency for whom he worked that their children should be taken away. The lawyer for one of the parents said “we believe this may be the tip of a very big iceberg.”
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