ECT: Most effective, less shocking

It is the oldest psychiatric treatment still in use. First administered in the 1930s, it is still considered the most effective treatment for some mental disorders, although the disturbing film, ‘One flew over the cuckoo’s nest’ generated much negativism.

The honeymoon’s over before it can even begin

There is much excitement and the preparations are done well in advance. The hotel is booked sometimes one year ahead of the “once in a lifetime” day. Fashion books are pored over, the trousseau and hairstyle decided on and much thought devoted to what flower combinations should be used.
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