PERSISTENT PROTESTORS CONTINUE CAMPAIGN. For the 11th year running, yet another public protest against the psychiatric procedure of electroshock took place on The Grand Parade, Cork on Saturday. During the procedure, an electric current is passed through the brain of an anaesthetised person to deliberately induce a grand mal seizure. Psychiatrists defend the practice by […]

Protest Against Controversial Psychiatric Electroshock

MINDFREEDOM IRELAND PRESS RELEASE PROTEST AGAINST CONTROVERSIAL PSYCHIATRIC ELECTROSHOCK. A protest against the controversial psychiatric practice of electroshock, still used in Irish hospitals today, will take place in Cork next Saturday, May 12th. The procedure, carried out under general anaesthetic, involves passing an electric current through a person’s brain sufficient to cause a grand mal […]