Dbsa Nami Tucson
Dbsa Nami Tucson

It helped and hurt me. Took away 80% of 7 years of daily suicidal ideation, but also really hurt me cognitivly, attention span shot, cant retain info, etc.

Mary Maddock
Mary Maddock
  • Dbsa Nami Tucson

People deserve to have better ways to help them to want to be alive and content in this world.

Jose Melendez
Jose Melendez
  • Dbsa Nami Tucson

Abusing a woman can "help" her turn into a loyal wife. You can tie a person to a bed for the rest of her life and prevent suicide 100%. I know I'm using hyperbole, because when something so outrageously wrong cannot be seen hyperboles come in handy. ECT is abuse, torture, and is not based on medicine nor science but on tyranny of psychiatry, junk science, pseudoscience, and abuse of a false authority. You are better off getting hit on the head with a bat. Probably that can prevent suicidal ideation 85% and the "treatment" can be free.

Dbsa Nami Tucson
Dbsa Nami Tucson
  • Dbsa Nami Tucson

You all are acting like we are FORCED to do this.... I made a choice folks. This isn't 1952.

Elaine Hanzak
Elaine Hanzak

I received ECT 17 years ago whilst I was suffering from puerperal psychosis after the birth of my much wanted son. At the time hospitalisation, medication and therapy were all doing me no good. ECT put me back on the road to recovery. I had a tiny amount of memory loss which pales into insignificance as getting my life back was the best outcome. I for one am grateful for the treatment. I am certainly not a vegetable and have been able to live a happy and fulfilled life ever since. I even...

I received ECT 17 years ago whilst I was suffering from puerperal psychosis after the birth of my much wanted son. At the time hospitalisation, medication and therapy were all doing me no good. ECT put me back on the road to recovery. I had a tiny amount of memory loss which pales into insignificance as getting my life back was the best outcome. I for one am grateful for the treatment. I am certainly not a vegetable and have been able to live a happy and fulfilled life ever since. I even wrote a book - 'Eyes without Sparkle - a journey through postnatal illness'. Where ECT is used effectively it can be a 'life-saver'.

Jose Melendez
Jose Melendez
  • Elaine Hanzak

It seems you were on psycotropic drug for "puerperial psychosis". If so you may have suffered toxic psychosis, which is a iatrogenic (medical inflicted) disease. On the other hand, the value you give to memory loss is subjective and the fact that you are not a vegetable does not validate ECT as a bona fide medical treatment. Some people deal with their emotional travail consuming alcohol. That doesn't make alcohol medicine or treatment, even if the person feels it helped. Under the medical...

It seems you were on psycotropic drug for "puerperial psychosis". If so you may have suffered toxic psychosis, which is a iatrogenic (medical inflicted) disease. On the other hand, the value you give to memory loss is subjective and the fact that you are not a vegetable does not validate ECT as a bona fide medical treatment. Some people deal with their emotional travail consuming alcohol. That doesn't make alcohol medicine or treatment, even if the person feels it helped. Under the medical model a mother is made to believe her emotional state is biological. Having no objective proof, a mom accepts the definition of what she is feeling without further inspection. It is called semantic deception. The feelings are real but correlation and causation are deliberately confused. That is not a scientific approach but a religious approach to science.

Dbsa Nami Tucson
Dbsa Nami Tucson
  • Elaine Hanzak

Jose sure knows a lot, way too much about ECT... for a guy with no experience with it.

Yvon Arsenault
Yvon Arsenault

I share this : Electroshocks are a barbaric pseudo scientific "solution" invented by ignorant psychiatrists

Dbsa Nami Tucson
Dbsa Nami Tucson
  • Yvon Arsenault

Did it hurt you or friend or fam member?

Tim Castle
Tim Castle

What nonsense you people do talk.

Dbsa Nami Tucson
Dbsa Nami Tucson
  • Tim Castle

Why do you say that?

Soren Kierkegaard
Soren Kierkegaard

I have personally witnessed the horrific aftermath of what the administration of electro shock to my father and brother has rendered. It transformed them both from highly able and responsible persons that previously displayed minor problems confronting issues at hand, into abandoning their confront altogether, blaming many others for their condition (except themselves and the psychiatrists), and left them with a continuous dependency upon psychiatric drugs which results in toxic overload...

I have personally witnessed the horrific aftermath of what the administration of electro shock to my father and brother has rendered. It transformed them both from highly able and responsible persons that previously displayed minor problems confronting issues at hand, into abandoning their confront altogether, blaming many others for their condition (except themselves and the psychiatrists), and left them with a continuous dependency upon psychiatric drugs which results in toxic overload from time to time, at which point they become psychotic and dangerous to those close to them.

Dbsa Nami Tucson
Dbsa Nami Tucson
  • Soren Kierkegaard

Why did they get Ect if they were doing good?

Andrik Schapers
Andrik Schapers

Electroshocks are a barbaric pseudo scientific "solution" invented by ignorant psychiatrists

Jean Clark
Jean Clark

There is no place in God's universe that will have such a barbaric procedure that will hurt others.

Dbsa Nami Tucson
Dbsa Nami Tucson
  • Jean Clark

My experience was NOT barbaric. My god, why claim sumpin you don't know.

Soren Kierkegaard
Soren Kierkegaard

In answer to your question Dbsa, ECT was prescribed for my father and brother simply because medical opinion in NZ in the 60s and 70s, thought ECT to be a panacea to solving numerous mental health problems. The other rather subtle, but highly dangerous long term situation, is that both my brother and recently deceased father became completely dependent on a daily intake of psych drugs and whenever either of them lapsed in this regard for more than a couple of days, they would become...

In answer to your question Dbsa, ECT was prescribed for my father and brother simply because medical opinion in NZ in the 60s and 70s, thought ECT to be a panacea to solving numerous mental health problems. The other rather subtle, but highly dangerous long term situation, is that both my brother and recently deceased father became completely dependent on a daily intake of psych drugs and whenever either of them lapsed in this regard for more than a couple of days, they would become psychotic and threatening violent behavior, which was only remedied by taking more of these prescribed psychiatric drugs.

Calin Scripcaru
Calin Scripcaru

In Romania electroshocks are nu more in use since 2000 in any form of psychiatrical disease.

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