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Medical Role In Interrogations Curtailed By Pentagon

On tuesday the Pentagon placed new restrictions on a doctors’ role in interrogating detainees, but critics were against any policy //that gives medical professionals a role, claiming that it can lead interrogaters’ to use harsher tactics than they would in the absense of medical advice. ...

PHR Calls for Investigation of American Psychological Association's Ties to Pentagon

... 2005 APA's ethics task force on national security interrogations developed its ethics policy to conform with Pentag... 2005 APA's ethics task force on national security interrogations developed its ethics policy to conform with Pentag...05 PHR first called for the APA's ethics policy on interrogations to be rescinded," added Dr. Reisner. "No...

Media Advisory: PHR Experts Available to Comment on Torture

... change the policy of the American Psychological Association's support of psychologists' participation in coercive or abusive military or intelligence interrogations at places like Abu Ghraib, CIA 'black sites' and Guantánamo Bay. Dr. Reisner is Adjunct Professor for the Program in Clinical Psychology and Se...

OLC Memos Confirm Integral Role of Health Professionals in US Torture

... the law was used as a fig leaf for torture." Since 2005, PHR has documented the systematic use of psychological torture by the US during its interrogations of detainees at Guantanamo, in Iraq and Afghanistan, and elsewhere in its groundbreaking reports Break Them Down , Leave No Marks , and Broken Laws...

In Wake of ICRC Report, Health Professionals Must Be Held Accountable for Torture

...the Red Cross which concludes that health professionals who participated in interrogations in CIA secret detention centers committed gross violations of medical ethic...documented the systematic use of psychological torture by the US during its interrogations of suspected terrorists at Guantanamo, in Iraq and Afghanistan, and elsewhe...

Patient Sets Medical Counsellor on Fire

...d the offender had been claiming that he was an AIDS patient and demanding medicines for the disease though he hid did not have it. "Preliminary interrogations suggested that the offender was mentally sick and a few medicines used for mental patients were recovered from his possession," Jabalpur Police Superi...

All Forms of Ill Treatment Cause Post Traumatic Stress Disorder-PTSD

... A study report based on detainee interrogations finds that forms of ill treatment during captivity that do not involve phys...and Afghanistan, a U.S. Defense Department working group report on detainee interrogations and a U.S. Justice Department memorandum on U.S. torture policy argued for ...

Take it if you can - Tough Times in Life Churn out Greenhorns

...being mislead. The research analysing results from 60 participants suggest that such people could, for example, be more open to suggestion in police interrogations or to be influenced by the media or advertising campaigns. The study found that while some people may indeed become more 'hard-nosed' through adve...

Medical Ethics Violated By Prison Officials In Guantanamo Bay

...rishment, a physician should respect such a refusal,' stated the AMA. 'Psychiatrists should not participate or serve as consultants for coercive interrogations involving methods such as degradation, threats, isolation, imposition of fear, humiliation, sleep deprivation' said a statement issued by American Psy...
Interrogations in Biological Technology

Boston Scientific Announces European Approval of Next-Generation Implantable Defibrillator

...device programming during wound closure while also eliminating the need for the wand in the sterile field. It also saves time at follow-up with device interrogations that can be three times faster than the Company's wanded telemetry. "The CONFIENT ICD is a tangible example of our Cardiac Rhythm Management group's ...
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