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Assessing signs of torture: A review of clinical forensic dermatology.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology [J Am Acad Dermatol] 2022 Aug; Vol. 87 (2), pp. 375-380. Date of Electronic Publication: 2020 Sep 16.

Abstract:Background: It is important for dermatologists and other physicians in refugee-receiving countries to acquire knowledge of forensic dermatology to identify lesions from torture.Objective: Review forensic dermatology in cases of torture.Results: In prov...

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Means of restraint in residential care when there is no acute danger. Time for the European committee on the prevention of torture to set the standard.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International journal of law and psychiatry [Int J Law Psychiatry] 2022 Jul-Aug; Vol. 83, pp. 101807. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jun 08.

Abstract:This contribution analyses the approach of the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) to means of restraint in residential psychiatric and disability care. Generally, the CPT states that ...

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Refugee Camps as Torturing Environments-An Analysis of the Conditions in the Moria Reception Center (Greece) Based on the Torturing Environment Scale.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International journal of environmental research and public health [Int J Environ Res Public Health] 2022 Aug 17; Vol. 19 (16). Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Aug 17.

Abstract:Background: European countries apply a policy of deterrence of migrants in territorial and extraterritorial border areas. The authors apply the model of torturing environments, which has been already applied to other contexts where persons are deprived...

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Assessing meaning violations in Syrian refugees: A mixed-methods cross-cultural adaptation of the Global Meaning Violations Scale-ArabV.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of traumatic stress [J Trauma Stress] 2022 Aug; Vol. 35 (4), pp. 1201-1214. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Mar 31.

Abstract:Refugees are disproportionately affected by extreme traumatic events that can violate core beliefs and life goals (i.e., global meaning) and cause significant distress. This mixed-methods study used an exploratory sequential design to assess meaning vi...

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Demographic characteristics, torture experiences, and posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms among asylum seekers and refugees persecuted for same-sex behaviors.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of traumatic stress [J Trauma Stress] 2022 Aug; Vol. 35 (4), pp. 1167-1176. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Mar 22.

Abstract:Increasingly, lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) individuals are fleeing the 67 countries that criminalize consensual same-sex intimate relationships, seeking asylum in countries such as the United States. Minority stress theory posits that compared with...

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Istanbul Protocol 2022 empowers health professionals to end torture.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Lancet (London, England) [Lancet] 2022 Jul 16; Vol. 400 (10347), pp. 143-145. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jun 29.

Abstract:Competing Interests: All the coauthors participated in the development of the new edition of the Istanbul Protocol that is discussed in this Comment and we declare no other competing interests. The revised edition of the Istanbul Protocol is available ...

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[Independent monitoring of prisons: The work of the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture in Switzerland].

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Revue medicale suisse [Rev Med Suisse] 2022 Jul 06; Vol. 18 (789), pp. 1365-1368.

Abstract:Prisons concentrate people with multiple vulnerabilities who are exposed to violations of human rights, without any exception, including Switzerland. Independent monitoring bodies play an important role in preventing ill-treatment in detention. The mos...

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Clinical agreement with self-report of physical violence and torture in women seeking asylum in France.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Health care for women international [Health Care Women Int] 2022 Jul; Vol. 43 (7-8), pp. 851-860. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Jun 09.

Abstract:Women are a particularly vulnerable group among persons seeking asylum but are still required to provide clinical evidence of acts of violence inflicted against them. In this study the authors describe patient histories, dermatological lesions and othe...

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Seeing the person before the teeth: A realist evaluation of a dental anxiety service in Norway.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):European journal of oral sciences [Eur J Oral Sci] 2022 Jun; Vol. 130 (3), pp. e12860. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Feb 26.

Abstract:Patients with a trauma history, whether sexual abuse or torture, or dental phobia, tend to avoid dental services due to severe dental anxiety. Subsequently, they experience poor oral health, lower quality of life, and poorer general health. In Norway, ...

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Edgework, institutions and enhanced interrogation.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Sociology of health & illness [Sociol Health Illn] 2022 Jun; Vol. 44 (6), pp. 936-952. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 May 05.

Abstract:The Enhanced Interrogation programme was a medicalised interrogation programme that was designed by the United States in the wake of 9/11. It is now widely recognized that the Enhanced Interrogation programme engaged in some activities that were, at th...

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