It hits the head with the force of a 40-pound cinder block dropped seven and a half feet. It’s been described by patients as a grenade going off in your body. It’s called electroconvulsive therapy. And, despite what you might think, it’s not an antiquated medical practice of some bygone era. In fact, ECT is inflicted on a million people worldwide. Every year.
In this gripping exposé, the $5.4 billion ECT business, its history, practitioners and devastating results are revealed in graphic detail.[continue reading]
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