Psychiatrist accused of plagiarism

Psychiatrist Tanveer Ahmed, who writes a popular column for the Sydney Morning Herald, has been accused of  plagiarism by Media Watch.

The ABC show, which was broadcast last night, claimed Dr Ahmed, in a recent SMH opinion article called 'Psychology loses academic clout as therapists turn substitute friends', lifted chunks of text from an article by American academic Dr Ronald W Dworkin.

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