Category Archives: 3.6 The abuse of psychiatry

Punitive Psychiatry (1977)

Foreword to Bloch and Reddaway, Russia’s political hospitals (1977) The peculiar features of the Soviet political system, the Communist ideology, the uncertainties and difficulties of the science of psychiatry, the labyrinths of the human conscience – all these have weirdly … Continue reading

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Alternative sources (1968-1992)

The 63 published issues of the bi-monthly CHRONICLE OF CURRENT EVENTS (April 1968 to June 1982) can all be accessed in English translation. The Russian original ХРОНИКА ТЕКУЩИХ СОБЫТИЙ has been available online since 2008.

Posted in 2.1 pre-1975, 2.2 post-1975, 3.1 the 1960s, 3.2 the 1970s, 3.3 after 1980, 3.4 Andrei Sakharov, 3.5 Alexander Solzhenitsyn, 3.6 The abuse of psychiatry, 4. Perestroika

10 September 1976*, 2066-A

The KGB, USSR Ministry of Health and others write to Central Committee about Western “anti-Soviet propaganda” concerning the abuse of psychiatry for political purposes. [R 10 September 1976, 2066-A] total 18 pp. The file contains eight documents, dated 10 September … Continue reading

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21 November 1977*, No 3042

Report by the USSR Ministry of Health about results of World Psychiatric Congress in Hawaii. [R 21 November 1977, No 3042] total 9 pp. (excerpt)

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