0,8 Amps Of Happiness

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), popularly known as electroshock therapy. This therapy is often effective but has long encountered deep-rooted prejudice and fear. More...

Documentary - Science & Technology, Human Interest & Society

52'

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), popularly known as electroshock therapy. This therapy is often effective but has long encountered deep-rooted prejudice and fear. Director Saskia Gubbels intimately portrays three people who undergo electroshock therapy. She captures how depression has completely taken over their lives and those of their families and friends. Will they manage to escape the darkness of depression and psychosis? Will this treatment give them back just a tiny shred of their former state of happiness they so long for?

Documentary
Saskia Gubbels
2014
Zeppers Film & TV
52'
KRO-NCRV
 
 
 

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