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Psychiatry Biggest Offender in Mis-diagnosis and Unnecessary Procedures

Dr. Stefan Kruszewski [1], an Addiction Psychiatrist and CEO of Kruszewski & Associates, states in the article published by ABC News: “Reports from the Institute of Medicine and HealthGrades indicate that there have been 400,000 to 1.2 million error-induced deaths in the United States from 1996 to 2006…Surgeons are not the only medical professionals who misdiagnose and perform unnecessary procedures. In fact, no one in the medical industry is a bigger offender when it comes to mistreatment than those of us in psychiatry.”

Read the article here: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/Wellness/prescribing-improve-outcomes/story?id=12973777 [1]

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