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Articles

New Study Confirms Electroshock (ECT) Causes Brain Damage

This article by Peter Breggin has links to two studies on the real reason why ECT and drugs are effective; they damage the natural functioning of the brain. “A new study shows ECT (electroconvulsive therapy) causes brain damage? That’s not what you will find in the many promotional press releases published in the mainstream media….

The Lobotomists are Back

ECT’s deplorable sibling, the lobotomy, is experiencing a comeback. This article discusses this alarming psycho-surgery trend and also outlines its debilitating effects. Understanding the effects of lobotomy is important for ECT survivors because the same brain areas targeted in electroshock “therapy.”

Books

Doctors of Deception

Peter Breggin

Brain Disabling Treatments in Psychiatry: Drugs, Electroshock, and the Psychopharmaceutical Complex

Toxic Psychiatry: Why Therapy, Empathy, and Love Must Replace the Drugs, Electroshock, and Biochemical Theories of the “New Psychiatry”

Electro-shock, It’s Brain Disabling Effects

ECT Resource Center

 

Studies

Memory and Cognitive Effects of ECT

This PDF discusses the effects of ECT why current cognitive tests are inadequate for identifying damage from electro-shock

http://www.breggin.com/ECT/Electroshock-MemoryandCognitivEffects.pdf

 Websites

Sue My Psychiatrist

this blog collection of articles on successful lawsuits against psychiatry, including psychiatry, sexual exploitation, psychiatric abuse, anti psychotic drugs and ECT

 

Work by shock survivor, Julie Lawrence

ect.org 

Shocked

Mad in America ECT Archives