Ukraine: Information since 1992 on whether psychiatrists encounter difficulties for using Western or Christian methods of treatment
|Publisher||Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada|
|Author||Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada|
|Publication Date||1 September 1995|
|Citation / Document Symbol||UKR21540.E|
|Cite as||Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Ukraine: Information since 1992 on whether psychiatrists encounter difficulties for using Western or Christian methods of treatment, 1 September 1995, UKR21540.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6ac4614.html [accessed 22 August 2014]|
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Information on the above-mentioned subjects could not be found among the sources consulted by the DIRB. However, the attachments provide related information on psychiatrists in Ukraine. For assessments on psychiatry and the situation of psychiatrists in Ukraine by two Western psychiatrists, please consult the Ukrainian Weekly attachment of 23 May 1993 and the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty attachment. For information on the first slated meeting of the Ukrainian Psychiatric Association, please consult the Ukrainian Weekly attachment of 17 April 1994.
This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum. Please find below the list of sources consulted in researching this Information Request.
The Ukrainian Weekly [Jersey City, N.J.]. 17 April 1994. "Ukrainian Psychiatric Association Slates First National Conference." (The Ethnic NewsWatch 17 April 1994/NEXIS)
_____. 23 May 1993. Jurij Savyckyj. "Investigating Psychiatric Practices in Ukraine: A Personal Account." (The Ethnic NewsWatch 23 May 1995/NEXIS)
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) Research Institute. 15 January 1993. RFE/RL Research Report [Munich]. Vol. 2, No. 3. Robert van Voren. "Ukrainian Psychiatry: Back to Basics," pp. 1, 38-41.
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