“Stop Shocking Our Mothers and Grandmothers”

  A public protest, in Cork, Ireland, against ECT. what Social Event when May 03, 2008 from 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM where GPO, Oliver Plunket Street, Cork, Ireland contact phone 021-4894303 add event to calendar  vCal  iCal ELECTRO-SHOCK PUBLIC PROTEST A public protest meeting against the psychiatric practice of electro-shock treatment, also known as ‘electro-convulsive therapy’ (ECT),…

“Case study suggests new therapy for autism”

Info Document Actions Print this The widely-respected medical center, Johns Hopkins, reports that a child diagnosed “autistic” was given electroshock (also known as electroconvulsive therapy or ECT). More young children may also be given shock for this diagnosis because psychiatrist Lee Wachtel of Baltimore’s Kennedy Krieger Institute describes the results of his experiment as “the…

Say No to Electroshock

Info Comité Pare-chocs is holding a gathering on Mother’s Day to protest ECT, highlighting the fact that it is used much more frequently on women than on men. What Social Event When May 09, 2009 from 07:00 AM to 09:00 AM Where Montreal, Quebec, Canada Contact Name pare-chocs@hotmail.com Contact Phone (514) 525-5060 Add event to…

“MSF donates ECT accessories to Govt Psychiatric Hospital”

Info Document Actions Print this A newspaper from the disputed territory of Kashmir reports that “Médecins Sans Frontières” (MSF) also called Doctors without Borders is donating an electroshock machine to this very poor region. MindFreedom International expresses its opposition. “MSF donates ECT accessories to Govt Psychiatric Hospital” Date Published: Feb 24, 2009 07:00 PM Source:…

Electroshock Forced on Children and Involuntary Adults

Info Document Actions Print this Electroshock Forced on Children and Involuntary Adults Date Published: Jan 29, 2009 07:00 PM Author: Peter Breggin, MD Source: Huffington Post from: www.breggin.com America and Australia are two countries I vastly admire. Nonetheless, they are continuing to abuse psychiatric patients with electroshock treatment (ECT). In America involuntary adults are being…