title Sherwin Nuland: My history of electroshock therapy
description A surgeon/author who underwent ECT (electroconvulsive therapy, commonly called electroshock) for depression gives an eloquent talk on its history and his own experience struggling with depression and its treatments until ECT helped him. There are many flames as well as compliments in the comments; few mental health issues are as divisive and controversial as ECT. However, this is not a pollyanna portrayal.
producer TED Talks
featuring Sherwin Nuland
format Flash, MP4
Tags: brain video lecture depression ECT psychiatry