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Ten minutes?
 
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10-15 minutes at the most before they threatened me with being sectioned if I didn't volunteer to go on the ward.

Whilst on the ward I saw a doctor for about 10 minutes every Monday, I was in for a total of two Mondays (9 days).

I was given a diagnosis of psychosis but never any meds, that was the first time I had an episode, when I had the second episode months later I went back to A&E to practically demand meds. It took around two months to get them.
 
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Depends on the person who is doing it can be anything from 30 minutes to an hour like I say it depends on the person who is doing it
 
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Mine was literally just, this psychiatrist thinks you are ill so I will join in and threaten you too, you must lack insight. The truth was I was miadiagnosed and never had psychosis my entire life, they came to my house because I didn't want to take medication. Nasty bullies with no conscience.
 
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I will add I was never asessed by this psychiatrist either, apparently my cpn "thought" I heard voices.
 
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