Overcoming obstacles in confronting torture

Derrick Silove

The Lancet
The Lancet

Television images of torture chambers in Iraq and reports of the escalating use of torture in Zimbabwe remind us that this form of state-sponsored abuse continues unabated in many parts of the world. . . It is timely, therefore, to consider the reasons for the inadequate attention given to the topic by health professionals.

Silove D. Overcoming obstacles in confronting torture. The Lancet. 2003 May 3;361(9368):1555.