Psychiatrists learned a lot about Trump’s mental state from the Mueller report.
“What we found through Mr. Mueller’s report was alarming,” Yale School of Medicine forensic psychiatrist Dr. Bandy Lee stated. “The president failed every criterion for rational and reality-based decision-making capacity.”
After doing a mental health analysis for Mueller’s report on Trump, top psychiatrists concluded that he “can no longer see reality.”
Forensic scientists, like Dr. Lee, do evaluations for the courts and testify before legal or governmental bodies. She says her views are her own, although she does represent the World Mental Health Coalition as its president.
“Our recommendations were, first and foremost, to remove Mr. Trump from access to nuclear weapons and war-making powers,” she said. “We could offer many more, but given the urgency, we decided to focus on the two most important.”
Lee’s findings, and more than 30 other mental health experts, can be found in The New York Times bestseller “The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump.” She says many predicted two years ago that Trump would grow worse under the pressures and the powers of the presidency.
“Having a president who lacks capacity is like having a captain who is asleep at the wheel—only worse, since many people will not recognize that he is asleep,” she said.