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Political Abuses of Psychiatry: Ongoing Cases Worldwide

October 1, 2023


Political abuse of psychiatry, defined as the misuse of psychiatric diagnosis, treatment, and institutionalization for political or social objectives, is a topic of significant concern. Despite global condemnation, these practices continue to be observed in various forms across the world. A pivotal hybrid event on the state of the practice worldwide will be hosted in Vienna and online on October 1st and 2nd of 2023, and the 27th and 28th of October, 10th and 11th of November as online only sessions, gathering leading experts, survivors, and advocates to illuminate this pressing issue. Awareness will be raised, dialogue promoted, and action inspired through discussions and talks.



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