Torture vs other cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment: is the distinction real or apparent?

@article{Basoglu2007TortureVO,
  title={Torture vs other cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment: is the distinction real or apparent?},
  author={Metin Basoglu and Maria Livanou and Cvetana Crnobari{\'c}},
  journal={Archives of general psychiatry},
  year={2007},
  volume={64 3},
  pages={
          277-85
        }
}
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