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Psychiatry in the United States and the USSR: A Comparison
Am J Psychiatry 1973;130:1333-1337.
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Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Group Therapy Training Program, Department of Psychiatry, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 3800 Reservoir Rd., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20007

1973, The American Psychiatric Association

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On the basis of personal observations made during a recent tour of the Soviet Union and on an investigation of the literature on Soviet psychiatry, the author presents a brief description of psychiatry in the USSR, a comparison of the Soviet and American systems of psychiatry, and a discussion of the advantages and disadvantages of each system.

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