Monthly Archives: February 2000


Chemically Induced Psychosis Experiments: An Inhumane Paradigm in Psychiatric Research Congressional Testimony submitted by Vera Sharav * February 2, 2000 Statement For the Record Submitted To U.S. Senate Sub-Committee: Public Health & Safety of the Senate Health, Education, Labor & Pensions Committee Hearing Our efforts helped bring to public attention […]

Chemically Induced Psychosis Experiments


Congressional Testimony submitted by Vera Sharav

Statement For the Record Submitted to
The U.S. Senate Sub-Committee: Public Health & Safety of the Senate Health, Education, Labor & Pensions Committee Hearing

Our efforts helped bring to public attention major medical ethics violations in Federally-funded research in which uninformed, vulnerable American citizens are put at high risks without justification. As a result, such individuals have often suffered severe consequences - some have lost their lives unnecessarily. Based on the evidence - including testimonies by families and patients - we believe five factors contribute to unethical human experiments:

Chemically Induced Psychosis Experiments: An Inhumane Paradigm in Psychiatric Research