“Former Navy Pilot Sues U.S. Government Over Bipolar Diagnosis”

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A former Navy pilot claims that a VA doctor misdiagnosed him with a mental disorder that prevented him from flying and ended his career.  William Royster was told in 2004 that he was bipolar, that it was a permanent condition, and that he could no longer work in any capacity, according to the Navy Times.  A different psychiatrist, however, later told Royster that he never met the criteria for diagnosis.

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2 COMMENTS

  1. William Royster was told in 2004 that he was bipolar, that it was a permanent condition… 2 years later this came out,

    The Latest Mania: Selling Bipolar Disorder by David Healy

    Published: April 11, 2006 http://journals.plos.org/plosmedicine/article?id=10.1371/journal.pmed.0030185

    Its was about 10 years ago when they were really tagging everyone they came across with bipolar.

    Even children

    2011 – The number of American children diagnosed with bipolar disorder increased 40-fold over the past decade… 4000% !

    Hope he wins his lawsuit.