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US/USSR Psychiatry Delegation Records 1976-2005 (bulk 1987-1991)
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Title: US/USSR Psychiatry Delegation Records
Creator: United States. Delegation to Assess Recent Changes in Soviet Psychiatry
Dates: 1976-2005 (bulk 1987-1991)
Extent: 3.75 linear feet (5 boxes)
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.

Call number: MS C 626
Language: Collection materials primarily in Englishand Russian
Location: History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine