Shock: The Healing Power of Electroconvulsive Therapy

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Price
$14.95  $13.90
Publisher
Avery Publishing Group
Publish Date
Pages
304
Dimensions
6.34 X 8.93 X 0.8 inches | 0.74 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781583332832

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About the Author
Kitty Dukakis, the wife of former Massachusetts governor and 1988 Democratic presidential nominee Michael Dukakis, is a well-known and much-loved public figure. She revealed her ongoing struggle to overcome depression and her accompanying addictions to alcohol and pills in her 1990 memoir, Now You Know.
Larry Tye is a journalist, and spent fifteen years at the The Boston Globe. He has won numerous awards, including recognition from the Associated Press. The author of three previous books, he has taught journalism at Boston University, Northeastern, Tufts, and Harvard, and now runs a Boston-based fellowship program for medical journalists.
Reviews
"A well-researched and thorough examination of the rise, fall, and revival of ECT...essential reading for anyone considering psychiatric treatment options."
"The Dukakis shining through these struggles with depression is warm, funny, vulnerable.... Her description of unraveling under the media klieg lights is down-right courageous."
A well-researched and thorough examination of the rise, fall, and revival of ECT . . . essential reading for anyone considering psychiatric treatment options.
"The Boston Globe"
The Dukakis shining through these struggles with depression is warm, funny, vulnerable. . . . Her description of unraveling under the media klieg lights is downright courageous.
"San Francisco Chronicle"
A aA well-researched and thorough examination of the rise, fall, and revival of ECT . . . essential reading for anyone considering psychiatric treatment options.a
a"The Boston Globe"
A aThe Dukakis shining through these struggles with depression is warm, funny, vulnerable. . . . Her description of unraveling under the media klieg lights is downright courageous.a
a"San Francisco Chronicle"
? ?A well-researched and thorough examination of the rise, fall, and revival of ECT . . . essential reading for anyone considering psychiatric treatment options.?
?"The Boston Globe"

? ?The Dukakis shining through these struggles with depression is warm, funny, vulnerable. . . . Her description of unraveling under the media klieg lights is downright courageous.?
?"San Francisco Chronicle"