Torture

Known as: tortures 
The intentional infliction of physical or mental suffering upon an individual or individuals, including the torture of animals.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Mental health assessments in post-conflict zones have relied heavily on Western psychiatric scales. Yet, a strict… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
The authors argue that human desire involves conscious cognition that has strong affective connotation and is potentially… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVES This cross-sectional, community-based, epidemiological study characterized Somali and Ethiopian (Oromo) refugees in… (More)
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2000
2000
According to Amnesty International government-sanctioned torture is verified in one third of the countries in the world. The… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The purpose of this study was to determine in Vietnamese ex-political detainees newly arrived into the United States a) the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Refugees who have suffered traumatic events present complex therapeutic challenges to health professionals. There is… (More)
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1994
1994
OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to investigate the long-term effects of torture in a group of former political prisoners… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
There are no valid and reliable cross-cultural instruments capable of measuring torture, trauma, and trauma-related symptoms… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
More than 700,000 refugees from Southeast Asia have settled in the United States since 1975. Although many have suffered serious… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
The United States is accepting the largest number of displaced persons since World War II. Over 70% are Southeast Asians; many… (More)
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