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Medical Malpractice and Mental illness

Medical errors and malpractice for Mental illness: medical news summaries for Mental illness:

The following medical news items are relevant to the medical errors (including malpractice) for Mental illness:

Medical malpractice statistics for Mental illness:

The following are statistics from various sources about medical malpractice and Mental illness:

  • Medical malpractice lawsuit statistics for mental health counsellor malpractice in the USA:
    • 110 medical malpractice reports were made to the National Practitioner Databank regarding mental health counsellors in the US 1990-2004 (NPDB Summary Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
  • Medical malpractice lawsuit statistics for clinical psychologist malpractice in the USA:
    • 916 medical malpractice reports were made to the National Practitioner Databank regarding clinical psychologists in the US 1990-2004 (NPDB Summary Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
  • Medical malpractice lawsuit statistics for psychologist malpractice in the USA:
    • 67 medical malpractice reports were made to the National Practitioner Databank regarding psychologists in the US 1990-2004 (NPDB Summary Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
  • Medical malpractice lawsuit payment report statistics for clinical psychologist malpractice in the USA:
    • 631 malpractice payment reports were made against clinical psychologists in the US 1990-96 (The National Practitioner Data Bank Public Use File)
    • Less than 1% of malpractice payment reports were made against clinical psychologists in the US 1990-96 (The National Practitioner Data Bank Public Use File)
  • Medical malpractice lawsuit statistics for psychiatric technician malpractice in the USA:
    • 14 medical malpractice reports were made to the National Practitioner Databank regarding psychiatric technicians in the US 1990-2004 (NPDB Summary Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)

Medical articles on symptoms:

These general reference articles may be of interest:

About malpractice:

For a general overview of medical malpractice issues for all diseases, see Medical Malpractice. For a general overview of misdiagnosis issues for all diseases, including malpractice-related issues in misdiagnosis, see Overview of Misdiagnosis.

 

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