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Recovery from Alcoholism and Depression-My Story-Part 3.Time for the Shock Treatment (ECT). by alanb Patient Expert Posted Fri 26 Sep 2008 5:16pm "This is the third part of an article published in the South African YOU magazine. It caused quite a stir. It has been some time since I posted it on the blog. Have a read and it will give you an idea of my motivation in writing this blog. Not pretty but true." At the End of the Road After hospitalisation for ... Read on »
Surviving Depression and ECT-My "YOU" magazine story by alanb Patient Expert Posted Fri 26 Sep 2008 5:16pm After Alcoholism I fell into a deep depression and for me ECT(Shock Treatment) was the only way out. The following story was originally published in the South African YOU magazine. What do you think? At the End of the Road After hospitalisation for Alcoholism in March 2000 ( See June issue of Men’s Health ) I returned home to face yet ... Read on »
Judge Rotenberg Center uses electric shock treatment on Asperger "students" by Bev Patient Expert Posted Mon 10 Nov 2008 4:52pm 2 Comments video by Christschool "Students with Asperger syndrome are prone to violent and disruptive behaviors", according to Dr. Robert Worsham of the Judge Rotenberg Center, a residential "school" in Canton, MA. Some examples given in the video: rude comments, ignoring instructors, even (gasp) hand flapping. Crime: Rude comments and ... Read on »
Recovery from Alcoholism and Depression-My Story-Part 4.Shocked Back to Life(ECT). by alanb Patient Expert Posted Fri 26 Sep 2008 5:16pm Shocked Back to Life (ECT) The nurse gently took my hand and led me to the chair. I had put the gowns on to cover my front and back and as I started to lie down they were twisting around my body. She helped me to straighten them. The chair was in the upright position and I leaned slightly back and made contact with the backrest. The nu ... Read on »
Judge Rotenberg Center - a shocking story by Rossa Forbes Posted Wed 14 Sep 2011 9:52am I apologize for the length of this post. However, the webpage for the original article is not available right now. Please read this letter from a former teacher's assistant at the Judge Rotenberg Center , a residential facility in Canton, Massachussetts that, according to its website, offers "very effective education and treatment to both emotion ... Read on »
ECT Shock Therapy A Personal Account by Untreatable .. Patient Expert Posted Mon 26 Oct 2009 11:00pm During my first admission the doctor told me that he believed that ECT might be good for my situation and he said I should go forward with it. I replied that is good what the heck are you talking about? ECT is Electro Convulsive Therapy or shock treatments and when he said this all I pictured was the scene from "One flew over the Cuckoo's ne ... Read on »
And Now for the Electric Shock Therapy by Joan .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 18 Feb 2009 11:47am Just when I thought theleg painwas intense, my body showed me that the leg pain is nothin'! TheL'HermittesSign hit me with a vengance. L'Hermittes is that electric shock, that lightning bolt of pain that runs through my body when I move my head, especially when I look down. It's probably caused by lesions in the spinal cord. ... Read on »
Considering Post-Holiday-Electric-Shock-Therapy. AND let's discuss my peroid. Nothing's sacred. by rebuildingamy Patient Expert Posted Mon 29 Dec 2008 7:30pm Don't worry your pretty little heads over this... I'm getting there. I promise. But in the meantime, if you live within 50 miles of me and know who I am- QUIT BRINGING CHRISTMAS GOODIES TO MY WORK, MY HOME, OR ANYWHERE NEAR ME. YOU MAY BE AT RISK OF LOSING A DIGIT, OR WORSE. Dang, people. We're trying to lose weight around here! If I had any ... Read on »