ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 30, 1996
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Report introduced.
(Washington: George Strait) The continued use of electric shock therapy (ECT) to treat severe depression featured; patient shown receiving the treatment. [ECT researcher Harold SACHHEIM - explains when shock therapy would be used and how it works.] [ECT patient Ruth DAWSON - comments.] Campaigns against shock therapy noted. [Linked with Scientologists, Jerry BOSWELL - calls ECT brain damage.]
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