Harvard psychologist Jerome Kagan believes ADHD is the result of fuzzy diagnostics.
Trigger Warning: Brief descriptions of true stories with violence and death. This is a note on electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and cases of possibly iatrogenic violence and death, or treatme…
A simple guide to understanding what electroshock “treatment” really is and what it does to those receiving it By Kenneth Castleman, PhD About the author: Kenneth Castleman has a PhD in biomedical engineering. He has served on the faculty at Caltech and The University of Texas and on the research staff at USC and UCLA. He has published three books and over sixty scientific articles. He has also served on advisory committees for several universities and government agencies, including The National Institutes of Health, NASA, and the FBI. ECT Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT or “electroshock”) is a psychiatric procedure that is frequently used to treat depression and other mental disorders. Psychiatrists long ago got the idea that having a convulsion could be therapeutic for patients with mental illness. In contrast, neurologists do everything they can to prevent convulsions and seizures. Yet, for the past eighty years or so, convulsions have been induced in the mental health system by
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