'Hitler never gave the order to kill patients with mental illness. He only permitted it in a letter written in October 1939 and backdated to September 1, 1939. Psychiatrists were therefore never ordered to facilitate the process or carry out the murder of mentally ill...they were empowered to do so. Activity by psychiatrists and psychiatric institutions thus constituted the connection between euthanasia and the larger scale annihilation of Jews and other "undesirables" such as homosexuals in what came to be known as the Holocaust.'
(Psychiatry during the Nazi era,
Psychiatrists are still permitted to commit atrocities, in my country, not told to, but given permission through legislation that empowers them with the right to forcefully drug, brainwash, abduct, electrocute etc... Sometimes people die very quickly and the psychiatrist is said to have, 'done all they could', even when it was because the psychiatrist forcefully drugged the person that they died. Other times people die slowly and painfully and 25 years or so is stripped from their lives via the chemicals the psych-diagnosed are forced to take.
This permission for psychiatrists to be allowed to harm humans, must be stopped.
Validation via an apology is very necessary to many who have been abused by psychiatry. It's time more psychiatrists stepped up, stopped any harmful practices they have committed and apologised for their past abuse. Yes it is hard being an intern being told to do ethically unsound things.