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

Date:
Thursday, June 11, 2009
Time:
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Event Type:
Speaker
Organizer/Author:
Sylvia Caras
Location Details:
Mental Health Client Action Network
1051 Cayuga @ Soquel
Santa Cruz

Doctors of Deception
Expose and book sales/signing

Author Linda Andre presents her research.

Mechanisms and standards exist to safeguard the health and welfare of the patient, but for electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)—used to treat depression and other mental illnesses—such approval methods have failed. Prescribed to thousands over the years, public relations as opposed to medical trials have paved the way for this popular yet dangerous and controversial treatment option.
Added to the calendar on Wed, Jun 10, 2009 11:21AM
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