The FDA’s regulation of electroshock or lack there of, has a long history. Here is past and present shock FDA info.
Resources on Current FDA Electroshock Issues
Talk with Tenney FDA/ECT Broadcasts
Peter Breggin: The FDA Wants to Approve ECT Without Testing
Resources on Past FDA Electroshock Issues
Doctors of Deception is a heavily cited, informative book on electroshock, its history, and the FDA’s role in regulating shock devices including and overview of how the FDA works and the last FDA hearings