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The History of shock treatment index listing

Bibliographic description of Leonard Roy Frank's The History of Shock Treatment.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1980 Mar. 15

Rice, Marilyn

Letter from Marilyn Rice to Ann Rhodes

Rice is writing to compliment Rhodes, editor of Canadian Weekend, on her article 'The Shock of Your Life' by Don Weitz, in the December 8, 1979 issue of Canadian Weekend. Rice thinks that this article will become a landmark in the press coverage over the controversy of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) for two reasons. First is the discussion of memory loss from the ECT and second the coverage of the pa... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1983 Mar. 29

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Marilyn Rice

Chamberlin thanks Rice for sending the correspondance with the Mental Health Law Project concerning their testimony at the electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) hearings. Chamberlin mentions she was going to send Rice a copy of an article from the Boston Globe Magazine on ECT, but Selma Levine already had. Instead, Chamberlin sends Ellen Goodman's syndicated column on the Berkeley ECT referendum, which she ... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1982 Jan. 30

Rice, Marilyn

Letter from Marilyn Rice to Robert Kennedy

Rice writes to Kennedy explaining that she, the American Psychiatric Association, and numerous patient and citizen groups were under the impression that the electroconculsive therapy devices were to be taken off the market in the spring of 1982, unless the APA was successful in petitioning for reclassification. Rice includes a page from the American Journal of Psychiatry, which presents that understan... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1983 Jan. 3

Rosenberg, Norman S.

Letter from Norman S. Rosenberg to Marilyn Rice

Rosenberg is responding to Rice's letter from December 22nd, regarding the Mental Health Law Project's role in the FDA reclassification proceeding held on November 4th. Rosenberg provides the background of the Project's recommendation and testimony, reminding Rice that the Project was and is opposed to the reclassification of ECT devices to either Class II or Class I. Rosenberg then further explains h... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1983 Jan. 14

Rice, Marilyn

Letter from Marilyn Rice to Norman S. Rosenberg

Rice thanks Rosenberg for his letter from January 3rd. Rice explains that her letter from December 22nd was written on behalf of the Coalition for Education on Convulsive Therapy and she suggested that the Mental Health Law Project should take steps to hold electroconculsive therapy (ECT) devices in Class III. Since Rosenberg did not respond to that suggestion, Rice believes that he would be opposed t... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1979 Oct. 24

Frank, Leonard Roy

Press release

San Francisco (Calif.) - Statement on Roy's book, The History of Shock Treatment, an anthology of information on shock treatment. Including quotes from fellow authors of works on mental illness.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1992 Aug. 29

Knútsson, Hope

Letter from Hope Knútsson to Judi Chamberlin

Reykjavík (Iceland) - Discussing the health of Knútsson and her mother who continues to suffer serious depressions. Updates on work and family.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1981 Sept. 4

Bennett, A. E.

Letter in Psychiatric News by Dr. A. E. Bennett

Letter written in Psychiatric News by Dr. A. E. Bennett in which he states that he does not believe that ECT causes brain damage and permanent memory loss. He says that the decline in the use of ECT where indicated is deplorable.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1981 Oct. 14

Rice, Marilyn

Letter from Marilyn Rice to Judi Chamberlin

Rice writes to Chamberlin to get her thoughts on the enclosed article regarding the reclassification on ECT devices. Rice explains that the patients who have experience with the ECT devices are speaking out against it to the FDA. This is against what the medical professionals are saying and typically unprecedented for patients to speak out. So Rice thinks they need to plan how they will handle this si... more

Judi Chamberlin Papers