Shock: Electroconvulsive Therapy: Complete Series (DVD)

DVD video
This series, which is based on the book -Shock: The Healing Power of Electroconvulsive Therapy- by Kitty Dukakis and Larry Tye, reveals the personal stories of a dozen people who underwent electroconvulsive therapy for the treatment of severe depression or bipolar disorder. It features candid, intimate interviews with patients and healthcare professionals who discuss their experiences with this treatment modality which has been derided as barbaric and praised as miraculous. It also approaches the treatment from an historical and physiological perspective. Also available as individual programs.