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Shock

Autor: Dukakis, Kitty
Tye, Larry

Editorial: Avery Publishing Group

Formato:Papel Delgado (Paperback)
Precio de Lista:$14.95
Nuestro Precio:$5.99 (60% Descuento) USD
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Shock : Kitty Dukakis has battled debilitating depression for more than twenty years. Coupled with drug and alcohol addictions that both hid and fueled her suffering, Kitty's despair was overwhelming. She tried every medication and treatment available; none worked for long. It wasn't until she tried electroconvulsive therapy, or ECT, that she could reclaim her life. Kitty's dramatic first-person account of how ECT keeps her illness at bay is half the story of Shock. The other half, by award-winning medical reporter Larry Tye, is an engrossing look at the science behind ECT and its dramatic yet subterranean comeback. This book presents a full picture of ECT, analyzing the treatment's risks along with its benefits. ECT, it turns out, is neither a panacea nor a scourge but a serious option for treating life-threatening and disabling mental diseases, like depression, bipolar disorder, and others.


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ISBN 13:9781583332832
ISBN 10:1583332839
Formato:Papel Delgado (Paperback)
Idioma:Inglés
Páginas:289
Tamaño:8.80" l x 6.00" w x 0.90" h
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