The U.S. Campaign Against Psychosurgery

The U.S. Campaign Against Psychosurgery

Record date: Nov 14, 2014

Jenell Johnson, Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Arts, UW-Madison, focuses on the campaign led by psychiatrist Peter Breggin to stop the use of psychosurgery as a means of curbing violent behavior. The controversy cummulated in congressional hearings, legislation and the formation of a federal commission.

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