Skip to comments.Justina Pelletier Case Shows That Psychiatric Power is Out of Control
Posted on 12/27/2013 10:54:05 PM PST by MarMema
Justina Pelletier is a fifteen-year-old girl from Connecticut who was born prematurely and suffers from mitochondrial disease, a little-known and somewhat controversial metabolic disorder. For over a year, she had been treated for this condition, also afflicting her older sister, by Dr. Mark Korson, a well-regarded specialist in metabolic diseases at Tufts Medical Center. Last February, her parents, who had become alarmed when a heavy case of the flu led to a serious deterioration in the childs condition, brought her to Boston Childrens Hospital. BCH is a teaching hospital for Harvard Medical School. The idea was that while there she would see her regular gastroenterologist, and her care would be coordinated by Dr. Korson.
Shockingly, she somehow came under the control of the Harvard-affiliated psychiatry department there, who proclaimed that they did not believe in mitochondrial disease, gave her a diagnosis of somatoform disorder, and refused to allow Dr. Korson to see the child or participate in her care. When the parents protested, the psychiatrists immediately petitioned the local family court, who immediately agreed to take away legal custody of the parents on the grounds of medical child abuse.
The girl is now in the psychiatric ward of the hospital, where she has been for the last ten months. Of course, it is almost certain that she is being given the usual drugs that almost all psychiatric patients are forced to take. Given that the child already has a metabolic disorder, and that psych drugs are notorious for disturbing the metabolic systems of the victims, Justina may well be in great physical danger.
It is impossible for me to describe adequately the horror of all this, and I am burned out with horror stories anyway. For those MIA readers who are not familiar with Justinas situation, I urge you to read the following long and well-researched stories that appeared in mid-December in the Boston Globe, the citys newspaper of record.
A Medical Collision With a Child in the Middle
Frustration on All Fronts in Struggle Over Childs Future
The Pelletier family needs supporters to stand at the courthouse with a sign on Jan 10th. This is a complete tragedy.I want to go but I live in Washington state. I am hoping some freepers will help!!
Psychiatry is a made up pseudo-science anyway. Proof is that the APA removed homosexuality from the list of mental illnesses.
Cops, prosecutors and doctors. It’s all about money, power, and ego.
“There is more but this is enough.”
No, this is not enough. The ‘MORE’ is what this story is about. If you find anything that tweaks your interest in this article, go to the link and read the article in it’s entirety.
In tbe heirarchy of medicine psychiatrists are not seen as real doctors. Mainly the profession is replete with those who couldn’t make it in other specialties. Also, psychiatrists often kill them selves.
We all know the rest of the story.
Our schools and streets are deemed necessary therapy for thier patients they must believe they are normal and in a normal setting endangering the rest of us
This situation is stunning, I saw more of it on the Beck show and was outraged!
If you should hear of any groups heading there on Jan 10th, and I somehow miss it, I would like to know. This is a trip I am willing to make.
Free Justina Pelletier Assembly at Boston Children’s Hospital
Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 5:00am
Boston, Massachusetts in Boston, Massachusetts
15 people are going
PROTEST -> Free Justina Pelletier
Friday, January 10, 2014 at 5:00am
Suffolk Probate And Family Court in Boston, Massachusetts
35 people are going
Psychiatry is the ‘science’ that will soon be used to have conservatives declared mentally unstable and committed to FEMA camps for reeducation. Liberals will do whatever they want with the blessing of the courts and the psychiatrists.
8 am, both protests are at 8 am, not 5 am. It was a facebook thing, so sorry!!