IRRC No. 867

Physicians and torture: Lessons from Nazi doctors

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How is such a thing possible? What are the personal, professional and political contexts and the psychological characteristics that allow doctors to use their skills to torture and kill rather than heal? This paper examines case studies from Nazi Germany in an attempt to answer these questions.

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