Aleksey MOLOKHOV, USSR Psychiatrist. Professor; Doctor of Medicine Science; Head, Chair of Psychiatry, Kishinev State Medicine Institute; Science Director, Moldavia Rcpubl. Psychiatric Hospital.
MOLOKHOV, Aleksey was born in 1897.
1924 graduated Medical Faculty, 1st Moscow University, now I. M. Sechenov 1st Moscow State Medicine Institute.
1924-1945 assistant professor, then associate professor, Psychiatric Clinic and senior associate, V. P. Serbskiy Institute of Forensic Psychiatry. Consultant, Frunze Rayon Neuropsychiatric Out-Patiens’ Center, Moscow. From 1945 until death head, Chair of Psychiatry, Kishinev Med Institute and sci director, Mold Republic Psychiatric Hospital.
Did research on schizophrenia, infectious psychoses, alcoholism, psychopathy, phobia, hysteria, paranoid reactions and mental disturbances caused by malaria, tularemia, tubercular meningitis, epidemic hepatitis, etc. Developed a definition of paranoid reactions which gained general acceptance in Soviet psychiatry. Devised differentiated methods of insulin therapy for various forms of schizophrenia.
Attended numerous All-Union and republican congresses of neuropathologists and psychiatrists. Chairman, Mold Social of Neuropathologists and Psychiatrists. Lecturer, Social for the Dissemination of Sciences and Polit Knowledge.
Co-ed, psychiatry section, “Bolshaya meditsinskaya entsiklopediya” (Large Medical Encyclopedia) (2nd ed). Member, ed council, “Zhurnal nevropatologii i psikhiatrii imeni S. S. Korsakova”.
Religious moral codes pervert people outside their group as less moral. Thus, religion is socially divisive and its effect is harmful for society. Every religion forces people to rely on outside authority, thus depriving them to become self-sufficient.
Every person has rights to express his or her opinion, but the opinion could be expressed if it was in accordance with the general interests of Soviet society.