Mental Disease... LMAO - This was IPO Tech Bubble Insanity in the Medical Industry pure and simple. -Mr EntryRqrd Ex Theranos CEO May Claim ‘Mental Disease’ In Swindle Case Theranos ex-CEO and founder Elizabeth Holmes plans to claim a “mental disease” defense in her upcoming investor fraud trial, according to new court documents. Holmes’ lawyers have told the government that they intend to “introduce expert evidence relating to a mental disease or defect or any other mental condition of the defendant bearing on … the issue of guilt,” CNN reported of the filing. In a resulting next step, Judge Edward Davila of the US District Court for the Northern District of California this week told federal prosecutors they can have Holmes examined by their own psychologist and psychiatrist.