Experts: Placing a Healthy Person in a Psychiatric Hospital Will Only Worsen Their Psychological Condition

posted 22 May 2012, 12:36 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 22 May 2012, 12:36 ]
Source: (info), 16/05/12 

· Freedom of expression  · Karelia 

The conclusion of the judicial psychiatric expert commission of the Karelia Republic's Psycho-Neurological Health Centre concerning human rights blogger Maksim Efimov "cannot be deemed well argued, well founded or convincing, either with regards to the discrepancy between the results of, and the narrative of, these experts' conclusion or with regards to their recommendation that a second judicial psychiatric examination be conducted in hospital. 

This is the conclusion of Professor Vladimir Mendelevich, head of the Medical and General Psychology Department of the Kazan State Medical University, and Psychiatrist First Class with 32 years’ experience (including 15 years as a clinical psychologist), Agora Human Rights Associationreports. [Read more]