My Kid Is Not Crazy: A Search for Hope in the Face of Misdiagnosis
PANDAS Documentary by Tim Sorel
My Kid is Not Crazy: A Search for Hope in the Face of Misdiagnosis, a documentary film by Tim Sorel, tracks the journey of six children and their families as they become tangled in the nightmare of a medical system heavily influenced by the pharmaceutical industry. It is common for a doctor to prescribe a SSRI but hesitate to prescribe an antibiotic to counteract a potential infectious-based trigger.
Come see the stories of four families in New England, how they battled this disease and enlisted help from local doctors to treat this debilitating condition.
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Kathryn was a normal, healthy child. She was a star student, athlete and dancer. In a matter of days, she became totally dysfunctional. Kathryn had alarming rapid-onset OCD; refusing to eat or drink.
Drew endured 11 years of misdiagnoses. From the age of 6, she was given more than a dozen psychiatric, anti-anxiety and anti-depressants. She was hospitalized for seven weeks in a psychiatric hospital. Her tenacious mother Tiffani fought continually to get her a correct diagnosis and appropriate care.
My Kid is Not Crazy is available on:
Blue Ray, Vimeo and DVD.
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