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ECT.

Date
c.1940
  • Videos

About this work

Description

This footage is of a man undergoing electro-convulsive therapy or ECT. A nurse holds up a blackboard providing commentary on the procedure: ‘Contact paste temporal region’, ‘After electrode is put on calibration of head resistance’, ‘Convulsion knob pressed 130V applied for 0.23 seconds’. The man is then shown 10 minutes after convulsion, followed by a shot 2 hours after convulsion in which he is fully recovered playing croquet with others.

Publication/Creation

c.1940.

Physical description

1 videocassette (DIGIBETA) (6 min.) : silent, black and white
1 DVD (6 min.) : silent, black and white ; 12 cm

Notes

More material (archives and papers) of Rudolph Karl Freudenberg (1908-1993) and Gerda (née Vorster) Freudenberg (1906-1995) is held in the Wellcome Library reference PP/RKF.
PP/RKF/B.19/9

Creator/production credits

There are no production credits on the film.

Terms of use

Restricted until 01/01/2040.

Copyright note

Christopher, Michael and Sebastian Freudenberg.
Unknown.

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • Location Access
    Closed stores
    5201S

    Note

  • LocationStatusAccess
    Closed stores
    5201D

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