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Michelle Carter Trial: Psychiatrist Describes Carter's Medication06:33
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Defendant Michelle Carter listens to testimony at Taunton District Court on Thursday. (Charles Krupa/AP, pool)
Defendant Michelle Carter listens to testimony at Taunton District Court on Thursday. (Charles Krupa/AP, pool)
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Dr. Peter Breggin took the stand Monday to describe Michelle Carter's mental state based on her text messages, Facebook messages and interviews with those who've known her throughout her life.

Carter is being charged with involuntary manslaughter for allegedly encouraging her friend, Conrad Roy III, to commit suicide.

This is part of Radio Boston's ongoing coverage of the Michelle Carter trial.

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David Boeri, WBUR senior reporter. He tweets at @davidboeri.

This segment aired on June 12, 2017.

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