Marquette Warrior: Campus Speaker: Abuse of Psychiatry Under Communism

Monday, June 18, 2007

Campus Speaker: Abuse of Psychiatry Under Communism

An e-mail sent to faculty:
Dr. Witold Simon

Psychiatrist at the Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology in Warsaw, Poland, and Senior Fulbright Fellow at Brigham Young University presents:

The Abuse of Psychiatry in Central and East Europe Under Communist Rule
Wednesday, June 20, 2007

9:30 a.m.

Using illustrations from daily life, Dr. Simon will describe how the Soviet penal code abused psychiatric practices and the characterization of mental illness. He will also discuss the aftermath for victims of psychiatric abuse and contemporary approaches and treatment.

Alumni Memorial Union, Room 163

1442 W. Wisconsin Avenue

Marquette University Campus

Free and open to the public

Continental breakfast will be provided

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