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Jeffrey A. Lieberman, M.D., Columbia University Medical Center
September 28, 2011

“They have an illness, they may continue to have some level of symptoms, but it’s not effecting them in a way that makes them impaired or disabled to any significant way, just like someone who suffers from diabetes, or hypertension or asthma …”

 

Video from March, 2010 - filmed at the 7th Annual Palm Beach Symposium

 

Jeffrey Lieberman, M.D.
Scientific Council Member
Lawrence C. Kolb Professor and Chairman of Psychiatry
Columbia University Medical Center

 

 

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