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Manís misdiagnosis and mistreatment continues for a decade

A 19 year old man was hospitalized and heavily medicated at a hospital for the criminally insane after he was misdiagnosed. The saga started when his symptoms of confusion led to treatment with neuroleptic drugs which led him to injure another person. He was then misdiagnosed with schizophrenia and hospitalized when he in fact had Aspergerís syndrome.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by The Sunday Telegraph in Awares

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About: Manís misdiagnosis and mistreatment continues for a decade

Date: 8 August 2004

Source: The Sunday Telegraph in Awares

URL: http://www.awares.org/pkgs/news/news.asp?showItemID=471&board=&bbcode=&profileCode=§ion

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