Friday, June 24, 2005

W.H.O. and Shock Therapy

The World Health Organisation has released a new mental health document which states that: “Inadequate mental health legislation in countries around the world is fuelling human rights abuses against people who need psychiatric care.”
“Mental health laws can also be used to clamp down on many practices long deemed harmful for patients, ranging from use of shackles to misuse of electric shock therapy.”


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