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ECT was never used indiscriminately in early treatment of shell shock

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: (Published 24 April 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:1143
  1. Alex Baker, Retired psychiatrist
  1. Pineholm, High Close, Bovey Tracey, Devon TQ13 EX

    EDITOR—Summerfield is mistaken in his review of a television programme about patients with shell shock.1 Dr W Sargant (not Sergeant) did not …

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