18/10/2021

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FDA Bans Shock Devices Used on Mentally Disabled

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The devices provide shocks by way of electrodes hooked up to the skin of clients, but there is proof that they pose substantial psychological and physical pitfalls to clients, including worsening of fundamental indications, depression, stress and anxiety, post-traumatic stress condition, pain, burns and tissue injury, the Food and drug administration said.