Based on a True Story? The Portrayal of ECT in International Movies and Television Programs
作者: Pascal Sienaert
作者单位: 1KU Leuven – University of Leuven, University Psychiatric Center KU Leuven, Academic Center for ECT and Neuromodulation (AcCENT), Leuvensesteenweg 517, 3070 Kortenberg, Belgium
刊名: Brain Stimulation, 2016, Vol.9 (6), pp.882-891
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.brs.2016.07.005
关键词: MovieElectroconvulsive therapyMediaStigma
英文摘要: Abstract(#br)Background(#br)Movies and television (TV) programs are an important source of public information about ECT.(#br)Objective(#br)To narratively review the portrayal of ECT in international movies and TV programs from 1948 until present.(#br)Methods(#br)Several Internet movie databases and a database of phrases appearing in movies and TV programs were searched, supplemented with a Medline-search . No language restrictions were applied.(#br)Results(#br)ECT was portrayed in 52 movies (57 scenes), 21 TV programs (23 scenes), and 2 animated sitcoms (2 scenes). In movies, the main indication for ECT is behavioral control or torture (17/57, 29.8%), whereas in TV programs, the most frequent indication is erasing memories (7/25, 28%). In most scenes (47/82; 57.3%) ECT is given without...
全文获取路径: Elsevier  (合作)
影响因子:4.538 (2012)

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