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Author Andre, Linda, 1959-

Title Doctors of deception : what they don't want you to know about shock treatment / Linda Andre.

Imprint New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    616.8912 AND    Available
Description xi, 359 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The trouble with time -- Eugenic conceptions I: ticking time bombs -- Eugenic conceptions II: useless eaters -- A little brain pathology -- Informed consent and the dawn of the public relations era -- The American Psychiatric Association Task Force -- The making of an American activist -- The ECT industry cows the media -- Long strange trip : ECT and the food and drug administration -- The Committee for Truth in Psychiatry -- Anecdote or evidence? -- Shaming science -- The lie that won't die -- Erasing history -- The triumph of public relations over science -- Should shock be banned? : the moral context -- Where do we go from here?
Subject Shock therapy.
Electroconvulsive therapy.
Electroconvulsive Therapy -- adverse effects.
Electroconvulsive Therapy -- ethics.
Electroconvulsive Therapy -- history.
Informed Consent.
Mental Disorders -- therapy
Treatment Outcome.
ISBN 9780813544410 (hardcover : alk. paper) : $26.95
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