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Psychiatrists win restraint case against vexatious patient

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal has banned a vexatious patient from launching legal action against four psychiatrists who gave him unfavourable diagnoses.

Keith Kitson is not allowed to start proceedings in the Civil and Administrative Court against Anthony Sheehan, Edward Cole, Peter Puszet and Lorraine Dennerstein unless he gets permission from the Tribunal.

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