The BBC In Two Minds

Across the ‘long 1960s’ period of the late-1950s to the early-1970s (Marwick 2005), opposing depictions of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and its apparatuses became a locus of controversy in escalating contention between the fields of psychiatric orthodoxy and the antipsychiatry movement. For example, the BBC were criticised for broadcasting both pro and anti-ECT propaganda after reports […]

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