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1981 Nov.

Miller, Jenny

Demonstrators demand city council act to halt Herrick barbarism

Berkeley (Calif.) - Reporting on a protest by Network Against Psychiatric Assault (NAPA) against the use of electro-convulsive treatment at Herrick Hospital in Berkeley. Including a brief history and current statistics on the administration of electroshock therapy. Additional sections on the prevalence of suicide among victims as well as the profit motive for psychiatrists who advocate the process.

Judi Chamberlin Papers


Rice, Marilyn

The History of shock treatment

Berkeley (Calif.) - Review of Leonard Roy Frank's The History of Shock Treatment written by a victim of ECT. Praising the authors' decision not to add editorial comment to passages.

Judi Chamberlin Papers