To some, Donald Trump is a rambling buffoon. To others, he is a voice of truth in a political quagmire of lies and deceit. But are his erratic mind, eccentric way of speaking and short attention span indicators of an underlying mental illness affecting the US president?
The president displays clear signs of mental illness. Something psychologists and his peers have often commented on.
Trump's speech is littered with signs of illness
When the president appears in public or tweets, he often displays signs of mental illness and cognitive impairment.
Mental health experts are worried
More than 27 high-profile psychiatrists and mental health experts have voiced concerns over Trump's mental health.
Those close to the president frequently claim he is mentally unstable
From anonymous op-eds to White House aides and Republican senators, many of those that have spent time with the president have suggested he is not stable.
President Trump has a different vernacular to other politicians, but that doesn't make him mentally ill.
His annual medical exam showed no signs of illness
Donald Trump released his annual medical report which shows no sign of illness.
If he was mentally ill, he wouldn't have got where he is today
A mentally ill person could not have built a business empire, become a reality TV star and won a hotly contested election.
He isn't mentally ill, he is a reality TV star
The traits that make someone a reality TV star, like arrogance and impulsivity, when put in the White House, look like mental illness.
We cannot diagnose Trump with a mental illness based solely on his public appearances.
No diagnosis can be conclusive based solely on a public persona
Someone's public persona is not always indicative of their internal mental health.
The disorders attributed to Trump are not clear-cut
Mental illnesses exist on a spectrum. Even if Trump displays some traits of a mental health disorder, it is not definitive proof he has it.
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