A 56-yo Cleveland Woman Declared Mentally Ill for Praying.
Working at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, Dr. Saraj Brar and Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas, committed a 56-yo Jane Doe who sued both St. Vincent and the county.
The declaration of the mental state of Jane Doe caused by 15 days of fasting during the period of lent forced doctor Brar to call the behavior abnormal after she started praying while under care at the emergency room.
From the lawsuit: “In the early morning hours of July 10, 2013, Doe was on the 15th day of such a fast. While at a BP gas station in the city of Cleveland, Doe became confused and disoriented, and she contacted her mother for assistance.”
Jane Doe explains she was kept in the psychiatric facility against her will for five days and forcibly medicated.
From the statement in the lawsuit:
“Blood tests taken at the time of Doe’s admission revealed low sodium, potassium and electrolyte levels, indicative of water intoxication and hyponatremia….Notwithstanding the results of Doe’s blood tests.”
Jane Doe was diagnosed with bipolar disorder and psychotic features of frequent ‘religious devotion’ is sign of mental instability
After Doe refused to take drugs for psychosis she was ‘involuntary committed’ using the Cuyahoga County Probate Court.
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