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Accused family killer was 'denied treatment by Scientologist parents'

Title: Accused family killer was 'denied treatment by Scientologist parents'
Date: Tuesday, 10 July 2007
Publisher: The Guardian (UK)
Author: Barbara McMahon
Main source: guardian.co.uk

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A woman accused of killing her father and sister and injuring her mother was denied psychiatric treatment by her parents who were Scientologists, a court heard yesterday. They declined the treatment after the 25-year-old woman, who cannot be named, was diagnosed with a psychotic illness last year and instead gave her medication they got from America. Dr Mark Cross, consultant psychiatrist and clinical director of the Liverpool and Fairfield Mental Health Services, said it was not "psychiatric in nature". The woman, ... [Read the rest at guardian.co.uk]