Uncontrolable Created short controlled seizures Patients have no memories of

Uncontrolable created short controlled seizures

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Uncontrolable Created short, controlled seizures Patients have no memories of procedure So not feared Gained momentum across world in 1939/40 Led to decline of chemical convulsions and fever therapy Still used today for only certain disorders Last possible option & local anesthetic is used EX: severe depression that doesn’t react to any medicine or therapies After 3 or 4 weeks of ECT, the depression lessens greatly Chemical Convulsions
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Created in 1933 by Ladislaus von Meduna Hungarian physician Believed that chemicals can induce episodes of seizures Those seizures can rewire the brain After testing multiple chemicals, settled with Metrazol Created quick, violent seizures Dependent on dosage Caused spinal fractures in 42% of patients!!! What the heck!? Had a 50% rate of positive changes in patients Soon compared with insulin coma and found insulin is 80% better Died out in 40s
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Section Eight
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Section Eight: Famous People with Mental Disorders Confirmed Abraham Lincoln Disorder Depression Accomplishments 16th President Won Civil War Ended Slavery Heath Ledger Disorder Insomnia Accomplishments Starred in 19 films Won 18 awards Michael Phelps Disorder ADHD Accomplishments
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Won 28 Olympic medals in swimming Set 23 Olympic records for swimming Pete Wentz Disorders Depression Generalized Anxiety Disorder Accomplishments Bassist, backup vocalist, and lead lyric writer for Fall Out Boy Together with Panic! At The Disco, led the punk- rock/emo movement in the early 2000s One of my favorite bands, so super important to me
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Used eyeliner to make guys look beautiful Fan joke, but still slightly true John Nash Disorder Schizophrenia Accomplishments Brilliant mathematician Contributed new theories in several fields of math Won 4 prizes for his work Including one Nobel Prize in 1994 Winston Churchill Disorders Bipolar Disorder Substance Abuse Notably alcohol and tobacco
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And also probably linked to his manic phases Accomplishments Prime Minister of England for 15 years Led Great Britain through World War II Won 34 medals for his leadership Audrey Hepburn Disorders Depression Possible Eating Disorder Weighed 103 lbs and was about 5’6”, an unhealthy ratio Accomplishments Survived Nazi occupation during WWII
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Dancer Model Harriet Tubman Disorder Narcolepsy Accomplishments Getting freed from slavery The Underground Railroad Charlie Sheen Disorders Bipolar Disorder Substance Abuse Mostly Cocaine Accomplishments Starred in 56 movies Won 5 awards Leonardo DiCaprio Disorder OCD Accomplishments Starred in about 36 films As of late
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Finally won an Oscar in 2016 Humanitarian Robin Williams Disorders Depression
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