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No Place to Hide: Torture, Psychologists, and the APA

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The role that psychologists and the American Psychological Association (APA) have played in the context of detainee abuse and torture is a pressing concern for the profession of psychology and for everyone committed to human rights.

There are now many excellent resources available for those interested in learning more and taking action--including carefully researched articles and books, exceptional documentaries, and an increasing number of publicly available official documents.

In this 10-minute online video, I provide a brief, timely overview of what has unfolded over the past several years and where things stand today.  I extend my thanks to colleagues who have shared their insights and expertise with me.

I welcome reactions and would appreciate your forwarding the video to friends, colleagues, and others who you think would find it valuable.


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Roy Eidelson is a psychologist who studies, writes about, and consults on the role of psychological issues in political, organizational, and group conflict settings. He is president of Eidelson Consulting, a past president of Psychologists for (more...)

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[[IMG245]]IN-TERRO-GATION LOGBrain-washers use te... by Nemo on Friday, Jun 19, 2009 at 1:05:05 PM
to a large degree, I would welcome a video to pass... by richard on Friday, Jun 19, 2009 at 2:09:58 PM
Excellent title for this succinct expose´of ... by Trudy Bond on Saturday, Jun 20, 2009 at 2:37:12 AM
What these psychologists and the interrogators did... by Nathan Nahm on Saturday, Jun 20, 2009 at 9:18:32 AM