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Electroshock: The Gentleman’s Way to Batter Women  

Author:  Bonnie  Burstow, Ph.D..

Source: Volume 14, Number 02, December/January 2009 , pp.81-90(10)

Domestic Violence Report

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This richly-documented column deals with the widespread and continued use of ECT (electroshock or electroconvulsive therapy). Women are subjected to electroshock two to three times as often as men. Approximately 95% of all shock doctors are male.

Keywords: professional misrepresentation of electroshock; scientific findings: ECT as damage

Affiliations:  1: University of Toronto.

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