Thursday, March 6, 2008
Naomi Klein: The Commericalization of War - and mental health care
Image of electroshock (ECT) treatment from the 1950's. A single ECT treatment lasting seconds may give a doctor a fee over a thousand dollars - and leave the patient with permanent intellectual damage.
Naomi Klein video at The Guardian
The Shock Doctrine. When we or family members are ill, we may be misled, take bad advice and pay more for treatments than we would if we were well-informed.