Byline: Dana Priest, Anne Hull; 2007-11-02; The Washington Post; pages A1Article Links
"Military psychiatrists at Walter Reed who examined Whiteside after she recovered from her self-inflicted gunshot wound diagnosed her with a severe mental disorder, possibly triggered by the stresses of a war zone. But Whiteside's superiors considered her mental illness "an excuse" for criminal conduct, according to documents obtained by The Washington Post."
Description:This article is about 1st Lt. Elizabeth Whiteside, a psychiatric patient at Walter Reed. Although diagnosed with a severe mental disorder, her superiors threatened to court-martial her for a suicide attempt and endangering a fellow soldier while in Iraq.
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