Top psychiatrist: Trump's 'mental impairment' poses danger to world

  • Published on Nov 20, 2017
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    What if you knew a truth about someone that harboured dangers of such magnitude that it could be the key to future human survival? What if that "someone" happened to be the President of the United States? And what if you were told to keep silent about it? In a controversial new book, "The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump", Yale psychiatrist Bandy X. Lee and 27 colleagues argue that their "duty to warn" the world about Trump’s mental health overrides any professional gag order.
    Dr. Lee speaks to FRANCE 24’s Douglas Herbert about Donald Trump’s state of mind, and why remaining silent just wasn’t an option.
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Comments • 5 091

  • Jonathan Kovacs
    Jonathan Kovacs 31 minute ago

    You do NOT need to be a cardiologist to believe that a person may be having a heart attack and do CPR if need be! arturo coello is right "trump lovers are priceless , “ hey your house is on fire “ ...trump lovers ...are you a firefighter? What degree do you have to determine that my house is on fire ? ....morons , all you have to do is listen to this mental patient!

  • Paul Michaels
    Paul Michaels Day ago

    the constant passing of Trump photos is, itself, one more example ... DISTRACTION. Distracting from the doctor's most insightful comments about Trump's mental health. Especially ... to take away from the interactions, the conversation between two persons. Reading eyes and body language are also essential aspects of "believe-ability" ... .

  • Lee Abraham
    Lee Abraham Day ago

    All of us normal people know that this muthphucker is crazy.

  • magna
    magna 2 days ago

    REALLY ?

  • Koala From Tomorrow
    Koala From Tomorrow 2 days ago

    Look I agree but psychritst you are stupid to with all your medication which cause suicidal behaviour and you hid it diggudtimg

  • john clarke
    john clarke 2 days ago

    George Soros must be so proud to have got so many useful idiots so well-indoctrinated. Ever asked yourself why the lamestream media never ever mention him?

    • Glenn Porter
      Glenn Porter Day ago

      John Clarke, Dr Lee is a Yale forensic psychiatrist. She and 26 other psychiatrists wrote the book. Thousands of other practitioners have since supported the authors.
      Perhaps, if you are the only one that is connecting dots to George Sonos, maybe you should book an appointment to talk to one of their colleagues?

  • Cathy T
    Cathy T 2 days ago

    shes trying to see books. enough said.

  • Silence DoGood
    Silence DoGood 3 days ago

    This woman is a fraud she is not a doctor was charged for practicing without license , fraud , and broke many rules and not just her Trump hatred has gotten her into big trouble she doesn't have license to practice and neither does the other male doctor same scenario unlicensed and committed fraud ! Can now add slander and libel to her rap sheet!!

  • john clarke
    john clarke 3 days ago


  • john clarke
    john clarke 3 days ago

    No medical professional including a psychiatrist is permitted to make diagnoses at a distance. This leftopathic buffoonish charlatan is a total ethical delinquent.

    1917 - 2017. What is plainly obvious to any sane and educated person is that Trump-hatred goes far beyond normal politics. It is the reaction to Trump thwarting the left's Centenary Bolshevik Revolution re-run. They really believed that Clinton was about to be their second Lenin.

  • Erik Weinstein
    Erik Weinstein 3 days ago

    I didn't vote for Trump I can't stand the guy but this is why we have elections of the American people had all the information that this dr. Lee is talking about they chose to elect them she just wants to rule by psychiatry. And also Trump does not have his finger on a nuclear button that's a myth

  • bigbangnone
    bigbangnone 4 days ago

    Most of these are from one university....and one had a book that he is promoting. Doctor Lee is a quack, pushing a panel with the other psychiatirest and a diagnosis without an interview. She is now back-peddling by saying the it is her duty to warn without speaking to the patient, and without the very necessary interaction required to come close to a diagnosis.
    We have all seen them... Idiot doctors who refuse to study the process of tyrannical Government Development to include Democide are part of this Coup attempt.... as they are supporting the disarmament of US Citizens and the removal of any politicians who recognizes the Coup. Doctors have a narrow mind when I comes to politics, and a very narrow mind when I comes to protecting the long term freedom of a country....which requires citizens to be armed with capable rifles.

    And most doctors support the fact that Democrats are forcing hundreds of bad gun laws which have disarmed many cities including children's schools.....and the Doctors and the insidious Democrats Know full well that disarmed city venues communicates the (doctor drugged up) psychotic mind that those disarmed venues (example: outside Mandelay Bay and many disarmed children's school like Sandy Hook) communicates to the psychotic mind that those Democrat disarmed children's schools are target rich, easy access killing fields.

    One of the laws that the feeble-minded doctors are unaware of is called THE GUN-FREE SCHOOL ZONES ACT which is solely responsible to the deaths of more than 70 schoolchildren and teachers beginning with Sandy Hook. Well....not completely solely responsible.... As the psychotic Sandy Hook shooter Adam was out of his mind high on a doctor prescribed psychotic drugs while he was shooting children in the Sandy Hook School. And on the label of that Doctor Prescribe bottle was the words "MAY CAUSE SUICIDAL TENDENCIES"

    STOP (Drinking, Smoking, Sugar, Caffeine, and Drugs) And know that you need to exercise to process the nutritional veggies that you eat - or you will get diabetes

    President Trump understands why our founding fathers drafted the 2nd Amendment.....It was to create the necessary "Deterrent" to Government Tyranny.....But also to arm and protect our schoolchildren in the same way that the Treasonous Democrats use AR 15's to protect their own Government Buildings.

    These are the treasonous psychiatrists who are joining the ranks of Feeble-minded Coup pushers. Trump has surrounded himself with one of the best presidential cabinets in History......Which is why the Economy is Booming Right now.

    The Democrat Coup attempt is really initiated by the Cabal which is bribing the Deep State, which is why this Democrat pushed Coup is occurring.

    TheXvid is part of the Coup.....As this comment will be sent to your spam folder. But you may click...allow comments from my channel.

    Vote and replace all Democrat Politicians in 2020 !!!!
    A quote by Cicero in the year (43 B.C) while he was addressing the Roman Senate:

    "A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot
    survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable,
    for he is known and carries his banners openly. But the traitor moves
    amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling
    through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself.
    For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in accents familiar
    to his victims, and he wears their face and their garments, and he
    appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He
    rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night
    to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so
    that it can not longer resist. A murderer is less to be feared."

  • Caroline Weimann
    Caroline Weimann 4 days ago +1

    The world is one big reality show to Donald Trump, he's crazy as a bedbug.

  • Lee Kimberlin
    Lee Kimberlin 4 days ago

    That's even worse when the GOP let's it happen.

  • Lee Kimberlin
    Lee Kimberlin 4 days ago

    There's Chris Christie Mr Bridge gate.

  • Lee Kimberlin
    Lee Kimberlin 4 days ago

    What gets me alot of the GOP encourages his bad behavior.

  • Joe Pierre
    Joe Pierre 4 days ago

    Donald Trump is great he's brought America back from the from the midst of Great Depression what Obama did to this country is inexcusable and what Hillary would have done this country is far worse she wanted to remove the gonads of men make this a feminist lesbian run the country and I'll and I'll do everything she could to destroy American past and forget the scars the Democratic party left on this country a hundred sixty years ago as they were the owners of slavery and the people that defeated them Abraham Lincoln in the North or Republicans not something some people like to hear the Democrats kept you in slavery and then the Democrats decide to give you food stamps and Welfare to continue to keep you down so you wouldn't become equal to the white man and then Chinese got involved and they want to destroy Donald Trump because they know he is their enemy and I am their enemy to

  • Jewels of Thought
    Jewels of Thought 4 days ago

    “Loose grip on realty???” THAT MEANS NOTHING! This woman is a fraud. Lady you are DISGUSTING

  • Wanda Allen
    Wanda Allen 4 days ago

    Wow, she hit it on the head! Everyone knows this about Donald Trump, including the people that voted for him! So does this mean that the men behind the electoral college are mentally unstable, or are they a bunch of dead guys hooked up to a machine being made to vote the way certain factions of our society want? They couldnt do anything about Obama's election either time, so they finally put someone like minded in office! We all know Trump is crazy, even his family knows this! No surprise there! The question is what as Americans are we going to do about it?

  • Murray Allinger
    Murray Allinger 4 days ago

    She is the definition of a paranoid quack. She's never even spoken to the man, let alone met him, yet she feels qualified in her dark, little mind, to cast a diagnosis as to his mental state. What a shyster.

    • Murray Allinger
      Murray Allinger 4 days ago

      @Marilyn Dimas Spoken like a true, intolerant, sanctimonious leftist, who only sees herself and her own narrow world view as righteous and worthy. Everyone else is referred to as "all of you" and considered scum and "deplorables". After November 2020, I suggest you find your own little island somewhere, where you can continue to delude yourself, because you will be facing four more years of President Donald Trump. Get used to it.

    • Marilyn Dimas
      Marilyn Dimas 4 days ago

      Murray Allinger and you are an uneducated fool who has no regard for expertise. All of you need to move to an island where your chaos and anarchist preferences can be given full sway. We don’t want you here.

  • Tebogo Dinakedi
    Tebogo Dinakedi 5 days ago

    started with the wall

  • bill hoffer
    bill hoffer 5 days ago

    If it wasn't for his daddy he'd be greeting people at Walmart. Complete idiot.

  • zande mallicote
    zande mallicote 5 days ago +3

    "people are attracted to a pathology when there are elements of the same pathology they are suffering from". In other words, that 37% who are frothing at the mouth loyal to Trump are as nuts as he is.

    • john clarke
      john clarke 3 days ago

      No they understand how stealth marxism works and why Trump is the antidote.

    • The Real Deal
      The Real Deal 3 days ago

      zande mallicote Absolutely- I see it from some of my more ‘frothy’’s like a form of mass hysteria.

  • Free Birdie
    Free Birdie 5 days ago

    I am not a Doctor, but, I had examined what Trump exhibits - he is crazy. Even his supporters shows that they are the same.

  • TheWarsuron
    TheWarsuron 5 days ago

    why did she not come out and speak about the Clintons, why only Trump ?.

    • TheWarsuron
      TheWarsuron 3 days ago

      @Marilyn Dimas Sorry that was poorly worded , what I am trying to get at is, why is Trump the only politician that people have been allowed to psychoanalize on TV. Why has this not been the case for any of the other presidents. Seems a bit biased.
      Even on youtube, you can see the difference in content when you search for
      Trump Psychoanalysis
      Obama Psychoanalysis
      Clinton psychoanalysis

    • Marilyn Dimas
      Marilyn Dimas 4 days ago

      TheWarsuron Clinton’s are not in power. Stop deflecting, you are enabling trump.

  • One Twisted Redneck
    One Twisted Redneck 6 days ago

    Any real psychiatrist will tell you that you cannot diagnose somebody that you've never met personally... Just another case of Trump derangement syndrome

  • Gigi Carney
    Gigi Carney 6 days ago

    So you examined Trump right?

  • Kelly Hopkins
    Kelly Hopkins 6 days ago +2

    He’s dirty to the core.

  • Doris Robinson
    Doris Robinson 6 days ago

    I have often wondered about many of the people who defend and support a person with these characteristics.

  • S LaMar Bennett
    S LaMar Bennett 6 days ago

    Trump is a speed freak. What you are seeing is a crazy old man loaded on amphetamines. Speed kills.

  • Adam Black
    Adam Black 6 days ago

    Sure, let’s have practitioners of a highly dubious “science” (look it up) make decisions about politics at the highest level. I’m a lefty and want Trump out, but not by a Soviet-style abuse of mental health practice. We’re no different than our political opponents - willing to bypass legitimate political processes to get what we want. Screen in the future but this targeting of Trump is obviously highly selective and I’m appalled. Seriously, if he had the politics of Bernie Sanders would we be speaking like this?

    • Erik Weinstein
      Erik Weinstein 3 days ago

      Well said do you mind if I borrow your words plagiarize your words inthe future I agree with you 100 percent

  • Reginald Eugene Barnes Sr.

    By the way it's not surprising he exhibits signs of aggression because he gets the actual knowledge of the actual real threats to USA

  • Reginald Eugene Barnes Sr.

    It is terrible to see that a small group of people keep searching for reasons to be able to re think whether the peoples vote should be overturned and the means to go about doing it. In essence they are acting like although Americans voted we can simply impeach. They talked about impeachment before he took office. Now this video suggest to have a panel to examine the elected person. But that would make them the electing body and not the people. They should have done their psych profile during the campaign so people might vote differently. But don't try to make a committee to oversee the selection because that makes the vote of no effect.

  • TheDragontee44
    TheDragontee44 8 days ago

    Americans might not like to put on the big red noses. The floppy shoes and that ridiculous face paint... But, there are lots of countries who are ready to put those things on us anyway... Look around you....

  • sydney wellington
    sydney wellington 8 days ago +2

    people who lack empathy recognize him as the leader of the gang. that's an invisible club. and they don't care about the truth or law. and we are naive enough to believe that they are dumb.

  • Shaitaan Raju
    Shaitaan Raju 8 days ago

    ''Top psychiatrist'' ... what a joke ... lol

    • Downwinder
      Downwinder 6 days ago

      Yeah, you are right, Yale professors are never top of their field.

  • Henry Busjahn
    Henry Busjahn 9 days ago

    trump 2020.

  • Edward 100
    Edward 100 9 days ago

    Anyone with an average grasp of reality and functional level of mental health and awareness can see that Donald Trump is mentally ill, socially maladjusted, and incompetent. It was blatantly obvious, even during his campaign. What has shocked me almost as much as his insane behavior as president was the number of people that elected (and STILL support) him that don't seem to comprehend just how dangerous and disturbed he is. What would they say about the 70,656 licensed psychiatrists and psychologists that signed the "Duty to Warn" petition to the cabinet to remove our mentally ill president from office?

  • Dorethea Simone
    Dorethea Simone 9 days ago

    I have her Book and found it horrifying. I have worked as a Registered Nurse in locked psychiatric units in the hospital and believe if Trump was in the Hospital, staff would have to watch him carefully to prevent him taking over other patients and doing harm to them and to staff. Donald Trump is showing us he is a dangerous to his family as well as all other people!

  • Daniel Embree
    Daniel Embree 9 days ago

    Deport her.

  • Tami Elizabeth Allaway

    I'm not a psychiatrist, but even I can see he is a wack job! His tweets alone are a threat to the world, and especially to the American people. He should only be allowed out in public with his personal carers/nurses, and then taken back inside for dinner, bath, and nightly meds! Bring back Obama! One of his eyelashes has more empathy and charisma than the whole trump family!

  • Inge Wood
    Inge Wood 10 days ago

    The shocking thing is that the american people have elected him for their president . Anyone with common sense can see this man Trump is totally unsuitable for any position in public service, let alone government.

  • Dean Naisby
    Dean Naisby 12 days ago

    Who BUT a Madman would say, after the World Trade Center collapsed, would even think, never mind say. " Well , now i have the tallest building in New York ". ??????????

  • Sue Zoo
    Sue Zoo 14 days ago

    I find this interesting but am almost half way through and I must stop watching. Her verbal tics with uh, um, um, uh ... are so frequent I'm having trouble following her meaning.

  • John Prendergast
    John Prendergast 14 days ago

    Psychiatrist's without a sense of humor ….Bad medicine ..)))

  • Richard Cortez
    Richard Cortez 15 days ago

    What about Nancy Pelosi's mental health? What about the people in Hong Kong are they being paranoid? Maybe mentally impaired psychiatrists should be move to China!

  • Sandra Forcum
    Sandra Forcum 16 days ago

    Bla, bla, bla, just get to the point lady

  • Loni Seeley
    Loni Seeley 17 days ago

    Like anybody should listen to boughten opinions from who? Nobody that is smart enough to wipe their own nose. Please try something new will yea. You people should carry a warning tag on your own chest to tell people to beaware of you being judgemental pieces of dung.

  • cyzuri
    cyzuri 17 days ago

    Wacko job

  • Esther Farris
    Esther Farris 18 days ago +3

    His pride wont let him be evaluated. He thinks hes right in evvvverything

  • Hans Siegel
    Hans Siegel 19 days ago +7

    He shares traits found in Hitler, Stalin, Mussolini, Pol Pot, Mohammed, Kim Jong Un, Nero, .... Will we ever learn ?

  • Maureen Steele
    Maureen Steele 22 days ago

    The interviewee's listening skills seem to be lacking and/or she has a problem with confirmation bias. Her "a priori assumptions" are incorrect and thus, her conclusions are bunk. Shame on this shoddy smear.

  • New Balance 2019 USA
    New Balance 2019 USA 23 days ago

    I see this interview is from November 2017. Same psychiatrist should be interviewed NOW! As well as colleagues.

  • Lydia Bell
    Lydia Bell 23 days ago +1

    Excellent assessment by professional! Need to listen to it!!!!

  • Jason Starr
    Jason Starr 24 days ago

    Sorry, no matter what one thinks about that claim, NO "top psychiatrist" publicizes a "diagnosis" of a person whom they have never even met.
    THAT is why the "Goldwater rule" exists!

  • Dee J
    Dee J 24 days ago

    We the deplorable cult followers... are going to vote this Adolescent Mentally Insane MAGA Master in for another 4 years and the best part is there is nothing you can do about it.

  • Dean Kostas
    Dean Kostas 26 days ago +1

    Maybe the dems shrink can explain Trumps impressive accomplishments in 2 yrs., in spite of her ominous diagnosis?

  • Dean Christos
    Dean Christos 26 days ago +1

    Experience shows, esp w dems, best to also hear the "expert" on the other side.

  • BeckyJo Gilbert
    BeckyJo Gilbert 26 days ago

    Every candidate for presidency should undergo psychiatric evaluation prior to any debate where mentally unstable citizens more importantly mentally unstable voters can put the world in potential risk

  • Z
    Z 27 days ago

    quack quack