Dr Susan Cunliffe claims shock therapy left her brain-damaged and unemployable | Daily Mail Online

Dr Susan Cunliffe, 48, had 21 sessions of the electro-convulsive therapy at Worcestershire Royal Hospital between 2004 and 2005 to combat depression following the break-up of her marriage.

Source: Dr Susan Cunliffe claims shock therapy left her brain-damaged and unemployable | Daily Mail Online

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Shock and Suicide: The Poll Results

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Thank you to all who participated in the shock and suicide poll! Here are the results!

13 responders had this to say about their experience with electroshock:

Did you experience any of the following from shock induced brain damage and/or disability?

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Do you have any other thoughts you want to share with the public about electroshock and suicide?

“My story already posted in after-shock!”
“If I was told how I would feel, five, ten, fifteen years after shock. I would have said HELL NO to shock, HELL NO, I’d rather you cut off my right arm. Seriously. Also, I would like to ask Doctors who prescribe Shock or perform Shock, “Would you recieve shock if you were depressed, or would you suggest it for a loved one if they were depressed?” There is not enough told to patients about Shock, the permanent amnesia, BRAIN DAMAGE. I was told I would…

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Antidepressants ‘likely increase suicides in all ages’ and manufacturers underreport side effects: Study | National Post

The review of 70 trials of the most common antidepressants, involving more than 18,000 people, found they doubled the risk of suicide in children and teenagers

Source: Antidepressants ‘likely increase suicides in all ages’ and manufacturers underreport side effects: Study | National Post