Description: A device “for giving general electric treatment for psychological effect, in psycho-neurotic cases” during the war. The electroconvulsive therapy was first used on a human being in 1938. Licence: Bergonic Chair by Otis Historical Archives National Museum of Health and Medicine under CC BY 2.0.
About: A podcast by The Open Society Foundation. “The Open Society Public Health Program hosts an evening event with John Trainor in honor of his years of service on the Public Health Program Advisory Board. The event features a presentation by John Trainor on his work examining how society reacts to the phenomenon of mentalContinue reading “Madness & Human Rights”