Cruel and inhuman treatment causes more mental damage than physical torture
New research findings published today by Dr Metin Başoğlu, Head of Section of Trauma Studies at King's College London and the Istanbul Centre for Behaviour Research and Therapy, examines the psychological impact of war captivity, 'cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment' (CIDT) and physi...
Army Training Regimen Brutal in US, Needs Overhauling
...are raised across the US over the way the injured veterans are treated. And now commentators are charging that the army's very training programme is inhuman
and that those who manage to come out unscathed at the end of it all should count themselves lucky.
What happened at Walter Reed to soldiers inju...
All Forms of Ill Treatment Cause Post Traumatic Stress Disorder-PTSD
...indings do not support the distinction between torture versus "other cruel, inhuman
and degrading treatment." Although international conventions prohibit both ..., "such a distinction nevertheless reinforces the misconception that cruel, inhuman
and degrading treatment causes lesser harm and might therefore be permissib...
Ex-drug Addict has set up Support System for Drug Victims
...ges to reduce the chance of HIV transmission," he added.
Gouchinkhup, who spent three years in a rehabilitation centre, said he was subjected to inhuman
treatment during the stay. "They put me in chains throughout," he said.
According to the Manipur AIDS Control Association, there are over 30,000...
Woman Elects For Mastectomy: Prolonged Wait For Genetic Results
The Liberal Democrat health spokesman, Steve Webb, said at Westminster, said: "These are shocking statistics. Women have to wait an inhuman
amount of time for the results. The drastic measures some women are taking show the extent of distress, which is being caused. It seems illogical that...
Heroin Addicts Chained For Cure
...detoxification centres, where all inmates are chained, have sprung up in the town and house around 150 addicts.
'It works even though it appears inhuman
at first,' college lecturer Tonsing Vunglallian said.
High Court: Disabled Baby Should Live
...is own and therefore has to bear the ordeal of a number of painful treatment procedures on a daily basis that keeps him alive.
Doctors feel it is inhuman
to allow a boy to continue to lead a very miserable quality of life, and hence had requested the High Court to grant a declaration to permit them to w...
Widespread Commercialisation Of Human Organ Donation In China
...confusion. Chinese health officials, who have been passive// about the issue for a long time, have admitted about the widespread prevalence of such an inhuman
Despite reports of poor survival rates of grafts transplanted from total strangers (were paid for their donation) and transmission of HIV, ...