A new class action lawsuit against electroshock treatment device makers and ten unnamed defendants alleges negligence and product liability
Nazi's use of electroshock treatment for extermination of people with intellectual and mental disabilities detailed in new journal article during WWII
A recent study was published in Progress in Neurology and Psychiatry by consultant psychiatrist Latha Guruvaiah and colleagues. It recorded patients’ and their caregivers’ experiences and attitudes toward ECT following their treatment. However, it is no more than a patient satisfaction survey at one institution and adds nothing to the debate about the safety and effectiveness of ECT, except to confirm, once again, that ECT causes headaches, confusion, and memory loss.