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Author Andre, Linda, 1959-

Title Doctors of deception [electronic resource] : what they don't want you to know about shock treatment / Linda Andre.

Imprint New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xi, 359 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 316-348) and index.
Contents The trouble with time -- Eugenic conceptions I : ticking time bombs -- Eugenic conceptions II : useless eaters -- A little brain pathology -- Informed consent and the dawn of the public relations era -- The American Psychiatric Association Task Force -- The making of an American activist -- The ECT industry cows the media -- Long strange trip : ECT and the food and drug administration -- The Committee for Truth in Psychiatry -- Anecdote or evidence? -- Shaming science -- The lie that won't die -- Erasing history -- The triumph of public relations over science -- Should shock be banned? : the moral context -- Where do we go from here?
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Shock therapy.
Electroconvulsive therapy.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780813544410 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0813544416 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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