Superseding Psychiatric Advanced Directives in Electroconvulsive Therapy
People who have been harmed by electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) often want to make sure they can't be forced to have the treatment again in the future. This can be done by creating a Psychiatric Advance Directive, which outlines their wishes regarding future treatment. However, these directives can be overridden by medical professionals.
June 30, 2022