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Asia

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  Testimony ceremonies in Asia: integrating spirituality in testimonial therapy for torture survivors in India,
Sri Lanka, Cambodia, and the Philippines.
Agger I, Igreja V, Kiehle R, Polatin P.
Transcult Psychiatry. 2012 Jul;49(3-4):568-89.
 
   

Bangladesh
 

 
  Household exposure to violence and human rights violations in western Bangladesh (II): history of torture
and other traumatic experience of violence and functional assessment of victims.

Wang SJ, Haque MA, Masum SU, Biswas S, Modvig J.
BMC Int Health Hum Rights
. 2009 Nov 27;9:31
 
 
China
 
 

Torture in China.
Thelle H.
Torture
. 2006;16(3):268-75

India
 

  Testimonial therapy. A pilot project to improve psychological wellbeing among survivors of torture in India.
Agger I, Raghuvanshi L, Shabana S, Polatin P, Laursen LK.
Torture
. 2009;19(3):204-17.
 
 
Pakistan
 
 
Health implications of torture in Pakistan.
M Mehdi
J Med Ethics. 1991 December; 17(Suppl): 3538.

Tibet
 
 
Prevalence of mental disorders and torture among Tibetan refugees: A systematic review
Edward J Mills, Sonal Singh, Timothy H Holtz, R J Orbinski
BMC Int Health Hum Rights. 2005; 5: 7.
     
  Questioning western assessment of trauma among Tibetan torture survivors. A quantitative assessment study with comments from Buddhist Lamas.
Elsass P, Carlsson J, Jespersen K, Phuntsok K.
Torture
. 2009;19(3):194-203.


 

Australia/Pacific Islands

The Philippines
 
   
  Testimony ceremonies in Asia: integrating spirituality in testimonial therapy for torture survivors in India,
Sri Lanka, Cambodia, and the Philippines.
Agger I, Igreja V, Kiehle R, Polatin P.
Transcult Psychiatry. 2012 Jul;49(3-4):568-89.
   
 
 

Human rights, human wrongs: torture prevention, documentation and prosecution in the Philippines.
Anasarias EA, Molino B, Hernandez EP, Briola JM.
Torture
. 2012;22 Suppl 1:30-8.

 
   

United States

 
  Interrogation|Torture and Dual Loyalty
Institute of Medicine as a Profession, 2014

This is a statement comments on a report by The Task Force on Preserving Medical Professionalism in National Security Detention Centers that:  since September 11, 2001, the Department of Defense (DoD) and CIA improperly demanded that U.S. military and intelligence agency health professionals collaborate in intelligence gathering and security practices in a way that inflicted severe harm on detainees in U.S. custody.
 
       
 

RepReport: US Medical Professionals Participated in Detainee Torture
Addison Morris
JURIST, 11/4/13

This is a report on how doctors and psychologists working in US military detention centers helped to design methods of torture for terrorism suspects.

 
       
 

Medical evidence exposes US use of torture.
Moszynski P.
BMJ
. 2008 Jun 28;336(7659):1458-9

 
       
  AMA calls for inquiry into doctors' role in abuse of prisoners.
Mayor S.
BMJ
. 2004 Oct 30;329(7473):993.
 
 
       
  Doctors and torture.
Lifton RJ.
N Engl J Med. 2004 Jul 29;351(5):415-6
 
 
 
  The ethics of interrogation--the U.S. military's ongoing use of psychiatrists.
Marks JH, Bloche MG.
N Engl J Med
. 2008 Sep 11;359(11):1090-2.

 
 
 
     
     


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