The Psychological Torture of MK ULTRA

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Samantha Fore


Thls paper explores the psychological abuse and maltreatment of a CIA mind control program. MK ULTRA was a CIA behavior control program which resulted from war - the Korean War and the Cold War. The CIA created this program out of fear. Because of this program, many lives were devastated. This paper explores numerous situations where the CIA experimented with drugs such as LSD on individuals who were unaware they were being experimented on or they were in very vulnerable situations. Several individuals were tortured through MK ULTRA. The program committed very serious, ethical violations in accordance to the American Psychological Association (APA) ethics code. This paper goes in depth into what ethical codes MK ULTRA violated.


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