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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 »
Boston Globe: Patrick fights Rotenberg shock therapy decree by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Sat 16 Feb 2013 12:45pm The Judge Rotenberg Center (JRC) is known for its use of electric shocks as an aversive therapy for behavior modification.  The center is named for Judge Rotenbrg, whose settlement decision 25 years ago allowed for then use of aversives. The Governor of Massachusetts is now moving to nullify (vacate) that settlement decree.  The Boston Glob ... Read on »
There is electric shock treatmen ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 10 Nov 2008 4:18pm There is electric shock treatments for almost everything else in medical devices, and now there is one what will help a wound heal.   It has a layer of fabric  that carries a low level electrical charge when wet, so just get the site wet and you get a charge, interesting way to heal the wound and actually the moisture from the wound itself gene ... Read on »
Direct Current and Magnetic Brain Stimulation for ADHD by Teresa M. Posted Mon 02 Jul 2012 1:26pm Direct Current and Magnetic Brain Stimulation for ADHD I have been researching new therapies for improving the symptoms of Inattentive ADHD, Sluggish Cognitive Tempo and ADHD. There are several new drugs on the horizon that target our alertness, our neurotransmitters levels, our  histamine levels or our brain oxidation and c ... Read on »
Is this shocking? by JohnL Doctor of Philosophy Posted Thu 01 Jun 2006 12:00am Technical note about “punishment”: If the frequency of a behavior descreases over time when a specific event (the shock, in this case) immediately and consistently follows it, then the event is considered a punisher and the procedure is called punishment. Punishment occurs in the natural environment: The behavior of placing one’s ... Read on »
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 »
Gentile Calls for NY to Remove All Children From Rotenberg Shock Punishment School by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Fri 01 Mar 2013 12:00am GENTILE CALLS ON CHANCELLOR TO REMOVE ALL NYC CHILDREN FROM CONTROVERSIAL SCHOOL ONCE AND FOR ALL CITY HALL – In light of recent developments, Councilman Vincent J. Gentile, a long-time advocate for New York’s most vulnerable, is calling on New York City Department of Education Chancellor Dennis M. Walcott to remove all New Y ... Read on »
The Future – A Day of Going to the Doctor by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 07 Dec 2008 11:59am I have been wanting to write this for quite some time, with as much technology as I post here, so here’s a fictional account by today’s standards on how things might be done in the near future.  To fully appreciate this tale, be sure to follow the links to fully appreciate what’s going on here. Some of this technology is around and in use to ... 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 »