Commitment of Mentally Ill
Subject Source: Medical Subject Headings
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US/USSR Psychiatry Delegation Records
Identifier: MS C 626
Correspondence, reports, drafts, psychological testing instruments, subject files, and audio and video recordings which document a 1989 joint NIMH/U.S. State Department delegation visit to the Soviet Union to assess the state of Soviet psychiatry. The delegation focused on the diagnosis status, treatment, and human rights protections given to political and religious dissidents who had been involuntarily committed to psychiatric hospitals.
Dates: 1976-2005 (bulk 1987-1991)