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January 27, 2021 - The Daily Star (UK)

Monkeys suffer 'extremely cruel' torture as scientists try to simulate human depression

Monkeys suffer 'extremely cruel' torture as scientists try to simulate human depression
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'Extremely cruel' monkey experiments aimed at simulating human depression have been blasted by animal rights campaigners.

Macaques were restrained in tiny cages and randomly electro-shocked in solitary isolation for 90 days by Chinese researchers.

The primates were also placed under strobe lights, constant light or darkness, drenched in ice-water, starved and dehydrated, the study by the School of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Southern Medical University, said.

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