Abuse of Psychiatry in the Soviet Union: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Human Rights and International Organizations of the Committee on Foreign Affairs and the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, First Session, September 20, 1983
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Human Rights and International Organizations
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1984 - Всего страниц: 106
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Стр. 68 - Helsinki monitoring groups as well as the Working Commission to Investigate the Use of Psychiatry for Political Purposes, all of whose members have now been arrested.
Стр. 74 - Unwilling Patients," published in the The Lancet (London) in April 1981. From December 1979 to February 1981, Dr. Koryagin worked as a consultant to the unofficial Working Commission to Investigate the Use of Psychiatry for Political Purposes, based in Moscow.
Стр. 63 - ... death penalty in all cases without reservation, and advocates fair and prompt trials for all political prisoners. Amnesty International is independent of all governments, political factions, ideologies, economic interests and religious creeds.
Стр. 9 - He asserts that there is no such thing as a Communist moral code, and that credit for its creation should go to the Bible.
Стр. 1 - Randolph, do you have an opening statement that you would like to make? Senator RANDOLPH.
Стр. 103 - Let there be no doubt that Soviet authorities have turned our most humane branch of medicine into an instrument for achieving the main aim of their internal policy — the suppression of dissent....! appeal to you not for a moment to forget....
Стр. 63 - International is a worldwide human rights movement which works impartially for the release of prisoners of conscience, men and women detained anywhere for their beliefs, color, ethnic origin, sex, religion or language, provided they have neither used nor advocated violence.
Стр. 76 - in 50 years of work in the Soviet public health service he knew of no case in which a healthy man was put in a psychiatric hospital".14 This statement, frequently repeated by Dr Snezhnevsky and other leading Soviet psychiatrists, is simply not credible.
Стр. 75 - ... In conversation with his wife, the section head, a woman, told her that Borisov needed treatment because he did not behave as a normal person should. To his wife's objection that this was not a symptom of illness, but a question of Borisov's personal opinions, the section head replied: 'Maybe, but he was unlucky; he is down on our register. What may be a system of opinions in a normal person is a sign of illness in your husband...
Стр. 71 - That the World Psychiatric Association take note of the abuse of psychiatry for political purposes and that it condemn those practices in all countries where they occur and call upon the professional organizations of psychiatrists in those countries to renounce and expunge those practices from their country and that the WPA implement this resolution in the first instance in reference to the extensive evidence of the systematic abuse of psychiatry for political purpose in the USSR.