Susan and her ex-husband, Michael, are feuding over Susan’s belief that their 11-year-old son, Bodhi, has childhood-onset schizophrenia, like his older sister, Janni, who received her diagnosis at age 6. TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Dr. Phil, please solve our conflict!
“Bodhi is not crazy,” insists Michael, who says his son has a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder. “He’s a little boy who is struggling.” WATCH Woman Claims She Posts Videos Of Her Son Online To Advocate For Mental Health
Susan and her new husband, Cory, claim that Bodhi struggled less while he was taking Clozaril (clozapine), a drug of “last resort” for untreatable schizophrenia. They say he was on the medication for a year-and-a-half before the results of mandatory blood work indicated he had to stop.
Michael disagrees and claims Bodhi’s school records show he’s been doing better since being off the drug.
“Here’s the thing,” says Dr. Phil in the video above. “You guys know just enough to be dangerous.”
“There’s too many cooks in this kitchen,” says Dr. Charles Sophy, noted psychiatrist, and Medical Director for the Los Angeles Department of Children and Family Services. He tells Susan she needs to stop interfering and let the doctors do their job.
Susan claims she wants help for her son. Will she agree to take a step back so Bodhi can be thoroughly evaluated?
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