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Patients and Families Publications
 
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SHOCK - The Healing Power of Electroconvulsive
Therapy by Kitty Dukakis and Larry Tye
 
Part Number: 9903-0011
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  Read Kitty Dukakis' moving, first hand account of her decades-long struggle with severe depression, and how she credits ECT with saving her life.
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Struck by Living - From Depression to Hope by
Julie K. Hersh (Greenleaf Book Group Press, 2011).
 
Part Number: 9903-0013
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  Julie Hersh recounts, with bravery, humor and brutal honesty, her experiences with suicidality and depression. Her story is profound yet poetic, as is her exquisitely written book.
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Undercurrents - A Life Beneath the Surface by Martha Manning
 
Part Number: 9903-0009
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  This 197-page paperback book chronicles with humor and dignity a psychotherapist's struggle with depression and successful treatment with ECT. Easy-to-read and informative, this acclaimed book will be a valuable addition to your library or as a patient and family referral.
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Will I Ever Be The Same Again? Transforming the
Face of ECT (Shock Therapy) by Carol Kivler MS,
CSP (Three Gem Publishing/Kivler Communications, 2010)
 
Part Number: 9903-0014
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  Carol Kivler's book invites others to join her inspiring journey of recovery, and empowers others to face their own struggles in this very practical book.
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Shock DVD - A documentary produced by AMS Production Group, Inc. 2007
 
Part Number: 9904-0037
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  ECT is making a quiet comeback. For some of the millions of Americans who suffer from severe depression and bipolar disorder, pharmaceuticals and psychotherapy are ineffective. In growing numbers, patients and their families are turning to ECT as a treatment. Shock DVD explores the myths, mysteries, and realities surrounding this treatment.
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Electroconvulsive Therapy Tape/DVD (Patients & Families Video), Dartmouth-Hitchcock MC - 20:15 minutes
 
Part Number: 9904-0032 (VHS)
9904-0034 (DVD)
9904-0033 (PAL)
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  The 20:15-minute videotape or DVD is a valuable assist to physicians for patients referred for ECT treatments. It explains the treatment, benefits and potential side effects of the therapy, including first-person accounts. Electroconvulsive Therapy is the newest ECT patient and family video/DVD. Available from MECTA with exclusive distribution worldwide. VHS, PAL or DVD.
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