Electroshock Articles

Electroshock: The Gentleman’s Way to Batter Women

Dr. Bonnie Burstow

Understanding and Ending ECT: A Feminist Imperative

Dr. Bonnie Burstow

ECT as a Form of Violence Against Women

Dr. Bonnie Burstow

Les électrochocs: Une forme de violence contre les femmes

Dr. Bonnie Burstow
Traduit par l’Action ontarienne contre la violence faite aux femmes

The Cognitive Effects of Electroconvulsive Therapy in Community Settings

Harold Sackeim, Joan Prudic, Rice Fuller, John Keilp, Philip Lavori, and Mark Ofson

Disturbing News for Patients and Shock Doctors Alike
(a response to Sackeim and Colleagues’ above article)

Dr. Peter Breggin

Electroshock Is Not a Healing Option

The Report of the Panel on Electroshock, Inquiry into Psychiatry 2005

We Need To Ban Electroconvulsive Thearapy

Dr. Peter Breggin

The Electroshock Quotationary


Leonard Frank

Electroshocking elderly people: Another psychiatric abuse

Don Weitz

Waiting for Oblivion: Women’s Experiences with Electroshock

Dr. Cheryll VanDaalen-Smith