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Entries by Dr. Peter Breggin from 01/2011

Not the Only Psychiatrist Who Opposes ECT

| Posted 01.26.2011 | Huffington Post

The FDA is proposing to move ECT from the high risk category to the medium risk category to avoid the necessity of any testing for safety or efficacy.

FDA Panel Recommends Testing of ECT Machines

| Posted 01.28.2011 | Huffington Post

Psychiatric reform moves ahead a step at a time, falters, and hopefully moves ahead again. Today's recommended classification of ECT into Category III for most conditions is a step forward and a somewhat positive sign to those of us who have called for this for decades.