October 3, 2017

Psychiatric patients in Norway given electro therapy without consent: report

At least 40 patients at Norwegian psychiatric treatment units have been treated with electric therapy over the last three years without giving consent, a report has revealed.

The report, the result of an investigation by the Verdens Gang (VG) newspaper, claims that electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) was given 166 times over a three-year period without the prior consent of patients. Read more.

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Related,
- Patients unwillingly treated with electroshock at Norwegian mental hospitals – media - RT
- VG avslører: Ga elektrosjokk 166 ganger uten pasientenes godkjenning - Verdens Gang

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