In this e-book, Edward Shorter and David Healy hint the debatable historical past of ECT and different "shock" treatments. Drawing on case experiences, public debates, vast interviews, and archival examine, the authors reveal the myths approximately ECT that experience proliferated through the years. via exhibiting ECT's frequently life-saving effects, Shorter and Healy propose some extent of view that's hotly contested in expert circles and in public debates, yet for the approximately 1/2 all clinically depressed sufferers who don't reply to medicinal drugs, this publication brings a lot wanted hope.
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