Defence psychiatrist Dr John Wong leaves the High Court on Monday. Photo: Jasmine Siu
Defence psychiatrist Dr John Wong leaves the High Court on Monday. Photo: Jasmine Siu

Hong Kong protests: alleged ear-biter suffered from mental disorder caused by alcohol use, psychiatrist tells court

  • Dr John Wong says defendant Joe Chen’s ‘explosive outburst’ could have been a result of acute alcohol intoxication during the alleged attacks in November 2019
  • He withdrew an initial diagnosis of pathological alcohol intoxication on cross-examination after conceding Chen had not met one of four diagnostic criteria

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
Defence psychiatrist Dr John Wong leaves the High Court on Monday. Photo: Jasmine Siu
Defence psychiatrist Dr John Wong leaves the High Court on Monday. Photo: Jasmine Siu
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