Experts debate Trump’s mental health in US press

  title={Experts debate Trump’s mental health in US press},
  author={Michael McCarthy},
  journal={British Medical Journal},
  • M. McCarthy
  • Published 17 February 2017
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • British Medical Journal
Although the American Psychiatric Association and the American Psychological Association both hold that it is unethical for their members to diagnose conditions in public figures from afar, providers from both specialties have weighed in on the US president’s mental fitness. In a letter to the New York Times on 13 February,1 35 mental health professionals said that “too much was at stake” for them to remain silent any longer about Donald Trump’s mental health. Through his speech and actions… 
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Trump’s mental health, gun laws, and health insurance

  • M. McCarthy
  • Medicine, Political Science
    British Medical Journal
  • 2017
In the first of an occasional series, Michael McCarthy rounds up the latest health related developments under the US president’s administration