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.
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.
2011 – The number of American children diagnosed with bipolar disorder increased 40-fold over the past decade… 4000% !
Hope he wins his lawsuit.
Welcome to the DSM. A world of wonders where the inmates are running the asylums and giving people labels.