‘He Likes Attention,’ Psychiatrist Says About 30-Year-Old Man Who Claims To Have Schizophrenia
Blake says he is consumed with thinking that he has a disorder. In the past, he has thought that he had leukemia, lymphoma, and bipolar disorder. Now, he says he spends up to 10 hours a day researching schizophrenia because he thinks he has it – and he’s constantly asking his mother, brother and girlfriend to reassure him that he’s not mentally ill.
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In the video above from Monday’s episode of Dr. Phil, Blake meets with Dr. Charles Sophy, a board-certified psychiatrist and the medical director for the county of Los Angeles Department of Children and Family Services, to perform an evaluation. Hear what Dr. Sophy says about Blake’s behavior. Does he believe he has schizophrenia?
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On Monday, Dr. Phil offers Blake advice on how he can change his behavior. Check here to see where you can watch.