Independent Psychiatric Association of Russia

Independent Psychiatric Association of Russia

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Independent Psychiatric Association of Russia (IPA) is a non-state professional human rights organization. The IPA was established in Moscow in March 1989:505 and became the first psychiatric association in the USSR which was not controlled by the State.:290 The members of the initiative group on establishing the IPA were Alexandr Podrabinek and psychologist Victor Lanovoi who had developed the plan to establish the IPA:115 and had been its first president before he emigrated to Israel.:116 The IPA has been the full member of the World Psychiatric Association since October 17, 1989. The Independent Psychiatric Association played a significant part in the demolition of punitive psychiatry. The IPA appears to make very active efforts to communicate their views on the previous and present abuses of psychiatry in Russia to psychiatry in the West.show more

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  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 100g
  • Bellum Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136769859
  • 9786136769851