Yes, they still shock people's heads and call it treatment.
Yes in the state of
ECT (Electro-Convulsive Therapy) is used on religious and political dissidents in
ECT is the last treatment in psychiatry's bag of tricks. It is great to cover up drug reactions and other treatment failures. It is so traumatic that few will even come forward to tell their story. It is also used to cover up rape and other abuse. With today's laws if you do not sue within two years then you cannot sue in the
There are no long term benefits to ECT but there are many permanent disabilities from it's use.
Vision Problems, Weakness on either side of body, Blood pressure, Seizures, Headaches,
Memory Loss, Lack of Balance, Heart problems, Chest pains, Nausea, Panic Attacks,
Insomnia, Shakes, tremors, Mental ability deminished