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Title:
Psychiatric terror : how Soviet psychiatry is used to suppress dissent
Author:
Bloch, Sidney.
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Publication Information:
New York : Basic Books, [1977]

©1977
Physical Description:
510 pages ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Reading Level:
1380 Lexile.
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ISBN:
9780465064885
Format :
Book

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Author Notes

Dr. Sabato is an election analyst, a former Rhodes Scholar & Danforth fellow. He has appeared on dozens of nationally broadcast television shows, including "Nightline", "Face the Nation", "The Today Show", "Good Morning America", "48 Hours", "Larry King Live", & the "Jim Lehrer News Hour". He has served on many national & state commissions & is the recipient of more than two dozen major scholarships, grants & academic awards.

(Bowker Author Biography)


Table of Contents

Forewordp. 13
Prefacep. 17
Chapter 1 The Vulnerability of Psychiatryp. 23
Chapter 2 Soviet Psychiatry: Evolution and Characterp. 34
Chapter 3 Psychiatric Abuse: Its History and How It Became an Issue in the Soviet Unionp. 48
Chapter 4 The Issue Becomes Internationalp. 79
Chapter 5 The Practice: Criminal Commitmentp. 97
Chapter 6 The Practice: Civil Commitmentp. 152
Chapter 7 The Hospital and the Treatmentp. 186
Chapter 8 The Psychiatrist and His Diagnosisp. 220
Chapter 9 The Victimsp. 258
Chapter 10 Opposition to the Abusep. 280
Epiloguep. 341
Appendix I Victims of Soviet Psychiatric Abuse: a Registerp. 347
Appendix II Our Recommendations for Combating and Preventing Abusep. 399
Appendix III A Letter from the Presidium of the All- Union Society of Neurologists and Psychiatrists (The Guardian, 29 September 1973)p. 406
Appendix IV False Friends in a Quagmire of Slanderp. 411
Appendix V A Samizdat Reply to Bryantsev's Articlep. 416
Appendix VI A Manual on Psychiatry for Dissentersp. 419
Appendix VII A Psychiatric Examination of Viktor Fainbergp. 441
Appendix VIII A Talk with a Psychiatristp. 448
Appendix IX A Letter from Dr Semyon Gluzman, 1974p. 452
Appendix X Life in an Ordinary Mental Hospital: the View of a Soviet Psychiatristp. 458
Referencesp. 463
Indexp. 499

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