Shocking History of Electroshock Therapy

Shocking History of Electroshock Therapy

This week we explore the Shocking History of Electroshock Therapy. Get it? I bet we’re the first people to ever make that joke. Electroshock Therapy, or as its more accurately called: Electroconvulsive therapy. It’s got a dark history and an even worse reputation. But does it get what it deserves?

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Sources:
https://www.psychiatrictimes.com/schizophrenia/history-ect-unsolved-mysteries/page/0/2
http://broughttolife.sciencemuseum.org.uk/broughttolife/techniques/ect
https://jdc.jefferson.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1256&context=jeffjpsychiatry
https://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/electroconvulsive-therapy/about/pac-20393894
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4000084/#!po=7.73810
http://press.psprings.co.uk/bmj/january/ECTdebate.pdf
https://ectjustice.com
https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/psychiatry/specialty_areas/brain_stimulation/ect/faq_ect.html


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