Stories like Melanie’s aren’t they exception– they are the rule. People are being told ECT is harmless and serious side effects are rare. Some patients are even told ECT can improve memory! As if being disabled by ECT isn’t bad enough, when patients seek help putting their lives back together, doctors almost always DENY anything …
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My talented friend over at Materialistic Psychiatry recently created a powerful and informative anti-ECT video.
I have some exciting news! Oliver has recently had a collection of his powerful writing published!
Oliver Swingler generously shared his powerful shock story with with me many months back. You can find that here here. This is another piece of his work relating to his experience with electroshock. ELECTRO-CONVULSIVE THERAPY Elephants don’t arrange to have memories wiped out Larks don’t sing tunes that awaken chronic doubt Electric eels don’t give …
The latest on a man forced to undergo an obscene number of electroshock treatments
via Mum claims ‘electric shock treatment’ at mental hospital left her with memory problems and headaches – Mirror Online
via BBC News | HEALTH | Shock therapy: ‘Ruined lives’
There are so many painful emotions wrapped up in this FDA submission. It brings everything I’ve suffered from electroshock, psychiatry and an indifferent medical system and society. This reality usually sits below the surface of my broken mind, then something pulls it to the surface and I grieve all my losses all over again. which I …
These “anti-psychiatry” people have lost everything and bravely choose to speak out so others may be saved from this iatrogenic suffering and so the public and government can be made aware so justice can be served and protective changes made.
Psychiatry doesn’t look so noble when you put this tactic in its correct context. It’s is a well funded bully with the blind support of people taught that doctors are always good and trust worthy and their treatments scientifically sound.
more attention to the disturbing case of a Melbourne man forced to have ECT, and a way people can help him