Brain Mechanism Triggered By Electroshock Discovered

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Brain Mechanism Triggered By Electroshock Discovered

Though electroconvulsive therapy has been in use since the 1930s, a paper published in the journal Proceedings Of The National Academy Of Sciences described for the first time how the treatment cures patients of depression. What do you think?

  • "That must be why epileptics are so happy."

    Brian Quigley
  • "That's great. Now we can finally explain to patients exactly what will happen before we drag them flailing and screaming in hysterics to have their brains electrocuted."

    Arthur Mullan
    Motor Vehicle Dispatcher
  • “I hope this knowledge doesn’t kill the pioneering spirit of experimentation that first led doctors to try electrocuting people just to see what would happened.”

    Lane Terrell