President Donald Trump “doesn’t fit the criteria” for a mental disorder, says a psychiatrist who helped write the manual for diagnosing such conditions.
Writing in health news publication STAT, Allen Frances said that questioning the President’s mental health has become a “popular pastime” among professionals, journalists and ordinary people. But he says such speculation is unfounded.
“The three most frequent armchair diagnoses made for Trump — narcissistic personality disorder, delusional disorder, and dementia — are all badly misinformed,” Frances writes.
Frances added that that he believes Trump “demonstrates in pure form” the requirements for narcissistic personality disorder, but…