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Diary From the Front Lines

I’m Not a Psychiatrist, But I Have Stayed in Budget Hotels Before

Christian G. Wolff, MD

Published: February 14, 2008

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MondayAn amazingly busy day hit another speed bump when I stepped intothe room with TE. TE is a middle-aged fellow in tears. I am alreadyfamiliar with his story reformed alcoholic with bipolar disorder, whorecently refinanced his house to pay $200,000 of gambling losses after 1weekend in Las Vegas. I also know that his psychiatrist felt that heneeded a change in his medications, and since then, TE quit his job for noapparent reason. He also stopped taking his medications.

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