Doctors of Deception: What They Don't Want You to Know about Shock Treatment

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Shock treatment. They say it's safe now; new and improved. They say it can't damage your brain or cause permanent memory loss.But who are they and why should you believe them? Doctors of Deception is the first history of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), or shock treatment, to consider the controversial procedure in a social, legal, financial, medical, and moral context. Through the investigation of court records, medical research, FDA archives, and other primary sources, Linda Andre shows that claims of safety and efficacy ...

Doctors of Deception: What They Don't Want You to Know about Shock Treatment 2009, Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780813544410

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