TV News LIES

Thursday, May 05th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Military Army doctor: "I am under a lot of pressure to not diagnose PTSD"

Army doctor: "I am under a lot of pressure to not diagnose PTSD"

E-mail Print PDF

A secret recording reveals the Army may be pushing its medical staff not to diagnose post-traumatic stress disorder. The Army and Senate have ignored the implications.

"OK," McNinch told Sgt. X. "I will tell you something confidentially that I would have to deny if it were ever public. Not only myself, but all the clinicians up here are being pressured to not diagnose PTSD and diagnose anxiety disorder NOS [instead]." McNinch told him that Army medical boards were "kick[ing] back" his diagnoses of PTSD, saying soldiers had not seen enough trauma to have "serious PTSD issues."

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Pentagon perpetuates stigma of mental health counseling, study says

Pentagon perpetuates mental health stigmaEven as troop suicides remain at record levels, the Pentagon has failed to persuade servicemembers to...

Bowe Bergdahl defense can access classified information, court rules

Bow Bergdahl Lawyers for U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who faces a potential life sentence for desertion while...

U.S. Navy SEAL killed by Islamic State in Iraq combat

Ashton Carter- A U.S. Navy SEAL was killed by enemy fire on Tuesday after the Islamic State...

West Point set for female dean, first in school's 200-year history

West Point set for female dean, first in school's 200-year historyPresident Barack Obama has nominated the first female dean at West Point.Col. Cindy Jebb, who has...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!