- Political dissent and 'sluggish' schizophrenia in the Soviet Union. Wilkinson, Greg // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);9/13/1986, Vol. 293 Issue 6548, p641
Focuses on psychiatry and psychiatric drugs misuse in the Soviet Union. Influence of politics on psychiatry; Classification of schizophrenia; Discussion on the ethical aspects of psychiatry.
- China's 'Political Lunatics'. // Wilson Quarterly;Summer2001, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p100
Focuses on the application of judicial psychiatry and its political abuses in China. Misuse of forensic psychiatry against the members of the organization Falun Gong; Comparison of the use of political psychiatry by the Soviets and Chinese leaders; Abandonment of the distinction between...
- Coercion as Cure: A Critical History of Psychiatry. Freedman, Robert // New England Journal of Medicine;1/24/2008, Vol. 358 Issue 4, p435
The article reviews the book "Coercion as Cure: A Critical History of Psychiatry," by Thomas Szasz.
- Variations in involuntary commitment in the European Union. Mulder, C. L. // British Journal of Psychiatry;Jul2005, Vol. 187, p91
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article on coercion in psychiatry published in a previous issue.
- UNWILLING PATIENTS. Lasagna, Louis // Sciences;Oct81, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p32
Focuses on the use of psychiatry for political purposes in Moscow, Russia. Investigation on the misuse of professional power on dissenters; Analysis on the treatment of drugs on political patients; Legislation on the medical practice in psychiatric hospitals.
- Reason to Panic. Robin, Corey // Hedgehog Review;Fall2003, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p62
This article talks about political fear. It is argued that while political fear is aroused in part by coercion and violence, it cannot seize a people without the help of reason and reason's instruments. Unless political leaders buttress coercion with argument, unless they supplement violence...
- Casting More Than Your Vote: The Hatch Act and Political Involvement for Law Enforcement Personnel. BULZOMI, MICHAEL J. // FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin;Dec2008, Vol. 77 Issue 12, p16
The article discusses the U.S. Hatch Act and political involvement for law enforcement personnel. It explores the history and rationale behind the Hatch Act and to whom it applies. The Act was in response to scandals involving misuse of position and coercion of subordinates for partisan gain...
- Labor Union Coercion: The Misuse of the Grievance Procedure. BRINKER, PAUL A. // Journal of Labor Research;Winter84, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p93
Labor unions provide security to workers through the use of the grievance procedure. Unions, however, may misuse their power and thereby reduce the security of workers. Such misuse has been documented through Section 8(b)(1)(A) of the National Labor Relations Act, as amended, which outlaws...
- Forced into Treatment: The Role of Coercion in Clinical Practice. O'Brien, John D. // American Journal of Psychotherapy;Fall1994, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p644
Reviews the book `Forced into Treatment: The Role of Coercion in Clinical Practice,' by the Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry.
- FORMS OF COERCION IN PEACEFUL CHRISTIAN MISSIONS. Ščavinskas, Marius // Lithuanian Historical Studies;2011, Vol. 16, p119
The article analyses forms of coercion employed in so-called peaceful Christian missions. Two forms of coercion are distinguished: social, implemented by the ruler towards his subjects, and political, imposed by a conqueror However, the fact that on certain occasions missionaries employed both...