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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 »
Treatment and complications in childhood cancer by FitBuff Brandon Patient Expert Posted Sat 27 Oct 2012 8:44am Childhood cancer is quite uncommon. In fact, it is hard to determine whether a child has been affected with cancer or not. There is simply no symptom till the mid-level stages. And it also becomes tougher for doctors to treat children who have been diagnosed by cancer. That might be the reason that around 60% of the children (a ... Read on »
Treatment of complications associated with systemic sclerosis. by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:58pm Research by Moore SC, Desantis ER. PURPOSE: Current and emerging drug therapy options for patients suffering from the complications of systemic sclerosis are presented. SUMMARY: Systemic sclerosis is a devastating and rare, chronic, autoimmune disease and is characterized by various disease complications due to skin thickening, vascular ... Read on »
Shock Treatment-ECT saved my life. by alanb Patient Expert Posted Fri 26 Sep 2008 5:16pm I ended like this. Not a pretty sight-even for me. Shock Treatment, ECT, Electroconvulsive Therapy. Call it what you like but it still reminds many members of the public of legalised torture. In one of my previous postings I dealt with my recovery from life threatening depression. ECT saved my life. However around the world there a ... 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 »
UN Calls Shock Treatment at Judge Rotenberg Center ‘Torture’ by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Wed 30 Jun 2010 5:48pm 2 Comments The Judge Rotenberg Center (JRC) is a school for special needs children. The JRC is known for the fact that they use aversivesin the form of electric shocksas part of their program. Not all students get the shocks, but it is a part of the program there. The ABC program Nightline will air an episode on JRC tonigh ... Read on »
Bipolar: Shock Treatments Can Help by Michele Soloway Sexton Patient Expert Posted Tue 04 Jun 2013 12:00am I’ve been very lucky that for over six years now, I haven’t had to experience the extreme mood swings that are so characteristic of bipolar disorder . I believe this is because I’m on such good medication, medication that stabilizes me and the mood swings. It works very well. Those times when it didn’t work so well, the doctor was ... Read on »
China bans electro-shock Treatments at Mental Hospital for treating Internet addicts by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 17 Jul 2009 11:08pm Has it gotten to this point?  Drugs and electro shocks were both used to treat patients at a mental hospital, and on 2nd thought, I somewhat wonder if it really worked?  BD  It's been a while since the specter of IA has reared it's ugly head 'round here (or maybe we've just learned to accept it) but now it looks like it's back in the news. Ac ... Read on »
ABC Nightline To Feature Controversial Shock Treatment at Judge Rotenberg Center in Massachusetts by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Wed 30 Jun 2010 12:00am 2 Comments Watch ABC Nightline Tonight and go to ABC News HERE  to learn more. Students at the Judge Rotenberg School  in Massachusetts are subjected to electric shocks, with parental knowledge and approval. This school has been part of an ongoing debate on how to manage behavior, treatments for behaviors and the human rights of chil ... Read on »
Obesity to receive shock treatment by GoToSee Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 11 Nov 2008 5:07am We’re soon to see images of blackened lungs and cancerous organs displayed on packets of cigarettes but now the Government are lining up the same shock tactics for a new anti-obesity campaign. In an effort to make the country shed the pounds, £275m will be spent on adverts displaying fatty organs, clogged-up arteries and bloated stomachs to s ... Read on »