Brigade logo
Now there’s a better way to shape the issues that matter
Upgrade to Brigade for all-new petitions, discussions, and more
from the team that brought you Causes.
Upgrade to Brigade


We aim to raise awareness about the inceased use of electroshock wolrld wide esp. for women. It causes more harm than good and should be abolished.

Electroshock causes more harm than good. It is forced on many people worldwide. It is given to young children and the elderly (esp. elderly women).
Electroshock machines have never been tested or approved by the F.D.A.
The most common public reaction is " does that still go on in our hospitals?"

1. 'ECT' involves the passing of an electric current through the brain of a depressed person

2. 'ECT' has been in use since l938

3. Toronto, Montreal & Ireland 2007 protest electroshock!


5. The latest research by Dr Harold Sackeim, himself a promoter of electroshock, found that it caused brain damage and dysfunction in every case.ECT Resources Center by Peter R. Breggin