Effects of Direct Interrupted Electro-Shock on Experimental Neuroses, 1950
Scope and Contents
Warning: this film includes footage of research animals receiving electro-shock therapy.
This silent black and white film details experiments on animals which aim to mitigate experimentally induced neurotic behavior with square-wave (Leduc) electro-shock therapy (EST). Normal behavior animals use as control group, both groups received EST. EST found to mitigate neurotic behavior, but inhibits learning skills and normal behavior overall.
Passed by the Committee on Medical Motion Pictures of the American College of Surgeons, 1950.
Experiments and photography by Jules H. Masserman, MD, Curtis Pechtel, MA, Alex Arieff, MD, Harold Klehr, MA, and Shirley Greene, BA. From the Department of Nervous and Mental Diseases and the National Foundation for Psychiatric Research, Northwestern University Chicago.
- Masserman, Jules H. (Jules Homan), 1905-1994 (Person)
- Pechtel, Curtis, 1920-1996 (Person)
- Arieff, Alex J. (Alex Joseph), 1908-1990 (Person)
- Klehr, Harold, 1921-1994 (Person)
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1 Reels : 18:27 minutes, black & white, silent, acetate base ; 16mm, 600 ft.
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
Immediate Source of Acquisition
See accession record 2018-18-007.
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