Rachel Feltman – Worrying you might get hurt is worse than knowing you will, study finds

Sometimes scientific studies reaffirm things we already knew based on good ol’ common sense. You can look at those studies and be all, “Ugh, lol, duh, #wasteofmoney,” or you can say, “Wow, huh, I guess maybe now we can try to get to the root of all these human experiences we take for granted.” This is one of those studies. …

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Dr. Gary G. Kohls and Dr. Peter R. Breggin – Electroconvulsant Shock Therapy (ECT): Is it Safe or Even Effective?

In my practice of holistic mental health care, I encountered a number of unfortunate patients that had had one or more series of electroconvulsant (shock) “therapies” (ECT) , where a series of sub-lethal electrical shocks are administered directly to one or both hemispheres of the brain. To be regarded as “therapeutic”, enough electricity in this still very controversial procedure (often …