Why labelling President Trump as mentally ill is wrong


Published: 28Aug2017

Op-ed by Rob Whitley, Ph.D., assistant professor in the department of psychiatry at McGill University and a research scientist at the Douglas Hospital Research Centre

"Over 60,000 people identifying themselves as mental health professionals have signed a petition stating that ‘Donald Trump manifests a serious mental illness that renders him psychologically incapable of competently discharging the duties of President of the United States’, going on to call for his removal from office. As an advocate for people with mental illness, I find this petition troubling for four reasons."

Read more: Psychology Today