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No Asylum

State Psychiatric Repression in the Former USSR

No Asylum( )
Author: Smith, Theresa C.
Oleszczuk, Thomas
Publication Date:Dec 1996
Publisher:New York University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $156.00
Book Description:

Boris Vinokurov, of Gostelradio in the former Soviet Union, was found insane, along with his wife and daughter, after he called prematurely for a bipartisan economy and communication system. The Ukranian mathematician Leonid Ivanovich Plyushch was arrested and diagnosed as schizophrenic with messianic and reformist delusions, after helping found the Action Group for the Defense of Human Rights. He spent nearly four years in psychiatric detention, where he survived massive doses of...
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