The Soviet Union and the World Psychiatric Association
Lancet. 1983 Feb 19; 1(8321): 406-408.
The chairman of the World Psychiatric Association's Working Group on the Internment of Dissenters in Mental Hospitals reviews the events leading to the resignation of the All-Union Society of Neurologists and Psychiatrists of the USSR from the Association. Wynn perceives the move as a victory for human rights . He attributes the political abuse of psychiatry in the Soviet Union to a set of social values which has spawned a psychiatric system based on criteria of mental illness that differ from those used in Western countries. (KIE abstract)
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Wynn, Allan (1983-02-19)
Report by the World Psychiatric Association Team of the Visit to the Soviet Union (9-29 June 1991) Unknown author (World Psychiatric Association. Team of the Visit to the Soviet Union, 1991-06-09)
Leigh, Denis (1975-08)