This article by Peter Breggin has links to two studies on the the real reason why ECT and drugs are effective; they damage the natural functioning of the brain. “A new study shows ECT (electroconvulsive therapy) causes brain damage? That’s not what you will find in the many promotional press releases published in the mainstream media….
ECT’s deplorable sibling, the lobotomy, is experiencing a comeback. This article discusses this alarming psycho-surgery trend, and also outlines its debilitating effects. Understanding the effects of lobotomy is important for ECT survivors, because the same brain areas targeted in electroshock “therapy.”
Toxic Psychiatry: Why Therapy, Empathy and Love Must Replace the Drugs, Electroshock, and Biochemical Theories of the “New Psychiatry”
This PDF discusses the effects of ECT why current cognitive tests are inadequate for identifying damage from electro-shock
this blog collection of articles on successful lawsuits against psychiatry, including psychiatry, sexual exploitation, psychiatric abuse, anti psychotic drugs and ECT