Being a specialist in epilepsy, this is where Cerletti first got the idea of shocking the human brain to cure schizophrenia and the invention of ECT.
Using electricity to cure insanity has a long history dating back to Charles Wesley, the founder of Methodism in 1747 AD.
C)men with a psychological disorder are five times more likely to be a chronic smoker than women with a psychological disorder.
The shock is enormous and uses 450 volts DC in pulsed square waves at a current of .9 Amps for 6 seconds. A single ECT treatment passes enough electricity through your brain to light an 84 watt light bulb for 6 seconds or a 500 watt halogen light for 1 second.See full summary » When Morgan Pierce quit his job at the coffee shop, Casey Cooper thought she'd seen the last of her odd and off-putting co-worker.But when Morgan starts calling Casey and watching her at work, she has a feeling something is wrong.ECT has been documented to cause death, strokes and tissue damage."PA-PSRS has received on one ear and first-degree burns on the forehead above one eye." (Skin Burns and Fires during Electroconvulsive Therapy Treatments, PA-PSRS Pennsylvania Patient Safety Advisory, Vol. 1, March ) The original theories for ECT treatment were founded on the invalid idea that epileptics were never schizophrenic and that the two conditions were mutually exclusive and could not co-exist.See full summary » Neglected by her workaholic husband, a young wife, Maren Abbott, meets a man through Wandering Eye - a networking website designed to facilitate extramarital liaisons. See full summary » A woman recently returned to work is contacted by her former husband who has been in a mental institution.She is torn between her still strong desire for him, and her fear, which comes ...A graduate student is writing his thesis on a late B-movie director, Lanfranco De Molinis.Looking for information about his personal life, he discovers that he is his own son and that the ...Time Warner's synopsis indicated that the Catherine Hicks character, who owned the business the victim worked for, was the stalker. I enjoyed the movie, except for the 50% TV ad time, which is common for any network these days, including sports where they have TV time-outs. That really ruins the continuity of the game and irritates the players and coaches, but it's the ' ME' age, all for the bottom line (ex: A&E and ' Duck Dynasty').Catherine Hicks was hardly noticeable in this film.