"Retaliatory medicine" in the USSR: why healthy people placed in a mental hospital

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A haloperidol – medicine, applied at mental disorders as a neuroleptic; in other words, proofreader of behavior. As all psychotropic preparations, a haloperidol possesses a number of negative and dangerous side effects, but nevertheless still it is actively used at treatment of a number of diseases. Application of this preparation in psychiatric insulators of the USSR promoted emergence of such expression, as "retaliatory psychiatry". What is the retaliatory psychiatry the Term and its definition belong to Alexander Podrabinek, to the known Soviet dissident...

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