In a description that sounded more like a dungeon torture chamber this article covers the horrific abuse of patients in psychiatric hospitals in Turkey. The story also quoted a report investigating these human rights violations. The report included such comments as:
“Investigators observed children emaciated from starvation,” and “Staff reported children dying from starvation and dehydration.”
Patients are “subjected to treatment practices that are tantamount to torture,”
The group said electric shock therapy were “massively overused in Turkish psychiatric facilities in cases for which there is no clinically proven justification,” and that they were used as a form of punishment.
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Psychiatrists Abusing Patients In Turkish Psychiatric Hospitals
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