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 CKLN International Women's Day 
 Dr. Bonnie Burstow
 CKLN 88.1 fm  
 For non-profit use only.
Dr. Bonnie Burstow asks why women are shocked two to three times as often as men.
Producer: CKLN News
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Contrary to popular belief, "electroconvulsive therapy" or ECT is not on the decline. In fact, its use is actually increasing. And, in every jurisdiction where electroshock is used, women are shocked two to three times as often as men.

Dr. Bonnie Burstow explores electroshock as a form of violence against women. She is a feminist therapist, an anti-psychiatry and anti-fascist activist. She is also the former co-chiar of the Ontario Coalition Against Electroshock and is the author of Radical Feminist Therapy: Working in the Context of Violence.

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