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Twelve papers on the abuse of psychiatry in the Soviet Union for political repression (persistent criticism of the present government is simply labeled "paranoia") and on torture in other countries: personal accounts, summaries by observers of these problems, discussions of the profession's responsibilities and ethical issues. Includes three valuable appendices: codes of ethics and declarations on abuse; names, addresses, and descriptions of organizations concerned with these problems; an extensive bibliography of selected literature. Highly recommended for all collections covering medical ethics and relations of medicine to politics.
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The Breaking of Bodies and Minds: Torture, Psychiatric Abuse, and the Health Professions.. Ann Intern Med. 1985;103:819. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-103-5-819_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1985;103(5):819.
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