Drs: Kleptomania Cost Doctor Her License? + Compulsion To Steal

The Doctors: Doctor Claims License Revoked Because Of Kleptomania

There are many reasons a doctor could lose their license, but what about a reason caused by something medical? Alla has been a doctor for 34 years and in her early twenties she was diagnosed with an eating disorder, bulimia. It took over her life, and when she was 31-years-old, she suddenly felt an overwhelming compulsion to steal food. She recognized that the stealing was a reach out for help. She remembered feeling such a high when she would steal food, that she began doing it more often, until she was stealing several times a day.

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