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Tag: Electroconvulsive Therapy

The 57th Maudsley Debate: Interview with Professor John Read and Doctor...

This week on MIA Radio we turn our attention to a recent debate held at the Institute of Psychology and Psychiatry, Kings College, London. "This house believes that ECT has no place in modern medicine".

Notes From the First Maudsley Debate, January 26, 2000

The very first Maudsley debate in January 2000 was on the topic of Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT). The motion was ‘This house believes ECT is barbaric and ineffective.’ Clinical Psychologist Doctor Lucy Johnstone shares her recollections and notes.

An Industry of Illness

For many decades the ‘mental patient’ has been ruled and corralled which has inflicted deep fear and inferiority in us, distancing us further from society. We are petrified of the entire mental health system, and society, in turn, fears us. Removing someone’s basic liberty, when they have committed no crime, is cruelty and enslavement.

57th Maudsley Debate: ECT

A free to attend debate to be held in the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, Kings College, London. "This house believes that electroconvulsive therapy...