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Kitty Dukakis Endorses ECT to Battle Depression

We know Kitty Dukakis as the wife of former governor and presidential candidate Michael Dukakis. Not so well known is Mrs. Dukakis' 20-year bout with disabling depression. She used alcohol and drugs f

We know Kitty Dukakis as the wife of former governor and presidential candidate Michael Dukakis. Not so well known is Mrs. Dukakis' 20-year bout with disabling depression. She used alcohol and drugs for relief. But nothing worked until she turned to a radical idea: electroconvulsive therapy, or, ECT.

Guests

  • Kitty Dukakis , depression sufferer, co-author of “Shock: The Healing Power of Electroconvulsive Therapy”.
  • Larry Tye , co-author, medical reporter.