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Free Content In the Shadow of Leviathan: The Case of Garth Daniels

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A notorious case of a man detained and shackled to his bed while receiving ECT as an involuntary patient raises critically important questions for institutional psychiatry. These relate to the fundamental premises on which the mentally-disturbed are detained and forced to take treatment against their will. There is, however, very little prospect of psychiatrists willingly answering questions which threaten their livelihood.

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Keywords: CHEMICAL IMBALANCE OF THE BRAIN; ELECTROCONVULSIVE TREATMENT; GARTH DANIELS; INSTITUTIONAL PSYCHIATRY; INVOLUNTARY TREATMENT

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: April 1, 2016

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