(at least in Verde's new cartoon!)
Recently, several Psychs publicly attempted to label President Trump with a “mental
disorder”, despite the fact they’ve never met him, which is against their own ethics rules.
The American Psychiatric Association’s “Principles of Medical Ethics” says: “On occasion
psychiatrists are asked for an opinion about an individual who is in the light of public
attention or who has disclosed information about himself/herself through public media.
…it is unethical for a psychiatrist to offer a professional opinion unless he or she has
conducted an examination and has been granted proper authorization for such a
The APA created this rule in 1973, but apparently has a problem enforcing ethics rules.
Perhaps these Psychs are suffering from obsessive diagnosis disorder and are merely
clamoring for the unreachable limelight of powerful men.
Trump is not the first. Psychs have been labeling public figures for a long time.
Although not psychiatric, Trump is artful at slinging his own labels: Little Marco, Lying
Ted, No-Energy Jeb, Crooked Hillary, Fake News.
And now Trump has a new one (at least in Verde’s new cartoon!):
Also, see here for a couple of videos: http://www.psychsearch.net/
Much appreciated if you put these two links on your websites:http://www.psychsearch.net/