In a way, the fearless General Leia Organa looking for fun ect screen was not much of an act. Many critics have portrayed ECT as a form of medical abuse, and depictions in film and television are usually scary.
Yet many psychiatrists, and more looling, patients, consider it to be a safe and effective treatment for severe depression and bipolar disorder. Few medical treatments have such disparate images. I am a historian of psychiatry, and I have published a book on the history of ECT. I had, like many people, been exposed only looking for fun ect the frightening images of ECT, and I grew interested in the history of the treatment after learning how many clinicians and patients consider it a valuable treatment.
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Their colleagues, internationally, believed they had succeeded. Within only a few years of its invention, ECT was widely used in mental hospitals all over the world.
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Many looking for fun ect of ECT in film and television have portrayed the therapy as an abusive form of control.
There is probably no fictional story that so haunts our consciousness of a medical treatment. There is no question that ECT was benefiting patients looking for fun ect, but there is also lpoking lot of evidence from that period showing that ECT, and the threat of it, were used in mental hospitals to control difficult patients and to maintain order on wards. ECT was also physically dangerous when first developed. Now there are ways to mitigate those dangers.
Current practice, known as modified ECT, uses muscle relaxants to avoid the physical dangers of a seizure and anesthesia to avoid pain from the electricity. These modifications were learned early, but it took a while for them to become standard practice.
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