Dr. Dadi’s losses are devastating. His wife’s losses are devastating. For their sake and the sake of shock survivors everywhere, I hope the dadi’s win this lawsuit.
I’m impressed to see an ECT lawsuit make it to trial and receive so much media attention.
I think a major factor is Shaul Dadi has elevated social status as a doctor who only recently suffered severe emotional distress. It’s much harder to paint someone of his stature as a delusional, unstable nutjob who tries to blame his mental health issues on ‘imaginary brain damage’ — the standard method for discrediting shock survivors. Few of us have such an advantage.
That said, I’m grateful that some survivors have a shot at justice. Shaul Dadi’s losses are devastating. His wife’s losses are devastating. For their sake and the sake of countless shock survivors who will never have their day in court, I hope the Dadi’s win this lawsuit.
Read the full article here.
In Her Own Words – A Shock Therapy Survivor by Colin Taufer
Trial is scheduled to begin this week against a South Florida psychiatrist accused of negligence in overseeing electroshock treatments that allegedly left a cardiologist with brain damage.
The Epuni Boys Home, a continuation in my series about abuse in state care and how New Zealand is handling these historic claims
Source: The Epuni Boys Home
By Niall McLaren Is it possible for a modern medical specialty to be little more than what people in the street call bullshit? As scary as that sounds, I believe it is true of psychiatry. I’ve set out my case in some detail  and anybody who wants to disagree can read it. For readers…