Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: torture

  • The Marjorie Kovler Center quilts

    Mary Lynn EversonGreg Halvorsen SchreckChicago, Illinois, United States Established in 1987, Chicago’s Heartland Alliance Marjorie Kovler Center transforms the lives of individuals recovering from the complex consequences of torture. The Kovler Center provides medical, mental health, and social services; trains and educates locally and globally; and advocates for the end of torture worldwide. The following…

  • Medical students’ attitudes toward torture

    Jonathan BeanDavid NgHakan DemirtasPatrick Guinan This article was first published in TORTURE Journal, Volume 18, Number 2, 2008. Abstract Torture, whether it be domestic or war related, is a public health issue of current concern. It is the position of the American Medical Association (AMA), The World Medical Association (WMA), the United Nations Declaration and…