Is electro-therapy used?

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TV Show • 2016 Report
Yes
107
No
28
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kmspd1997
El’s mother is shown to have been tortured with electro-therapy to the point of being permanently catatonic
TV Show • 2005 Report
Yes
58
No
0
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JayEdwards
There's a scene in an abandoned asylum in which a ghost uses what is essentially electro therapy to harm a character
Movie • 2018 Report
Yes
54
No
0
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mad_melody
Russell (a young teenage boy) has visible burn scars on his neck from electro-therapy. At one point he has a flashback to receiving electro-therapy. The electro-therapy machine is shown again when Russell returns to the orphanage later in the movie. Additionally, a few characters are electrocuted throughout the movie.
TV Show • 2018 Report
Yes
49
No
15
10
Twinku
while it’s not precisely electro-therapy, the character in captivity is forced stuck by something similar.
TV Show • 2011 Report
Yes
47
No
0
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Tarar
It's used in Asylum, for one person it is used as gay conversion therapy, and for another it fries her brain so much that she forgets her own name.
Movie • 2019 Report
Yes
44
No
0
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Dana123
It was briefly shown from a point of view of the patients ankles in restraints.
Movie • 2019 Report
Yes
38
No
0
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WontWatchIfDogDies
You don’t see, but you hear it.
TV Show • 2013 Report
Yes
38
No
0
TV Show • 2014 Report
Yes
35
No
2
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mad_melody
Throughout Season 5, several people are tortured with shock collars.
Movie • 2000 Report
Yes
32
No
0
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Circuitscars
It's really brutal and seriously messed me up. I wish I had known before seeing this movie. Don't watch if you're afraid of this specific thing or of mentally ill people being abused.
Movie • 2019 Report
Yes
30
No
9
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Actrizz
Not so much medical EST, but alien tasers are used to subdue a character. Their memory reading machine also appears to use electricity, but it doesn't seem to hurt her.
Yes
29
No
1
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KimNichols
Electro-Therapy is used on the Winter Soldier to scramble his memories. The Winter Soldier is shown screaming in pain
TV Show • 2016 Report
Yes
26
No
0
TV Show • 2010 Report
Yes
24
No
0
0
dynamicmassive01
A torture device set up by the villain has characters sit at a device with images of their friends and switches, they get told that they must choose one of the friends to be electrocuted or they all will be. It later emerges that this was about the psychological aspect of the torture and none of them were actually electrocuted. In season 7 upon finding a basement of files; the characters discover that when having her sister institutionalised, one character authorised electro-shock therapy to be used on her. Although it is never explicitly stated or shown it is implied that the character suffered due to this. The main villain of the show spent almost the entirety of her life in a mental institution; it is implied that she was forced to undergo electro-therapy While exploring a sanitarium; the characters find electro-shock therapy devices.
TV Show • 2005 Report
Yes
23
No
0
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TimA
Where is it?
Movie • 1987 Report
Yes
23
No
5
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jayattheark1102
Not quite electro-therapy, but akin to it.
TV Show • 2005 Report
Yes
21
No
15
2
jillianroselovesdogs
There is no instances of electro therapy in Greys Anatomy
Movie • 1999 Report
Yes
20
No
1
1
AmePeryton
Although not on screen, one of the characters tells the main character that “they're giving me the shocks again.”
Movie • 2012 Report
Yes
20
No
2
3
simon
No ECT, but several on-screen instances of people being electrocuted
TV Show • 2015 Report
Yes
20
No
0
TV Show • 2011 Report
Yes
18
No
3
2
chemicalbite
It is sometimes referred to by a character it was used on in the past, but is never actually shown.
Movie • 2016 Report
Yes
17
No
1
7
KimNichols
Like in Captain America: The Winter Soilder, Electro-Therapy is used on the Winter Soldier to scramble his memories. The Winter Soldier is shown screaming in pain
Movie • 1999 Report
Yes
17
No
0
0
Fizjjfkg
A character does electro therapy to themselve, alone. It's not forced
Movie • 1971 Report
Yes
17
No
3
2
BlancheDuBois
The main character is strapped down with his eyes forced open and is forced to watch what is on the screen in order to cure him of his violent actions. (Aversion Therapy) There are a lot of electrodes attached to his head and it overall is a unpleasant scene of torture.
Movie • 2004 Report
Yes
17
No
11
6
thatgirlgamer2002
It is not electric therapy, but Adam gets electrocuted from the chain he has attached to his feet.
TV Show • 2011 Report
Yes
16
No
1
3
Kelnius
In the episode Black Museum, in the third story of this anthology episode, a life-like (and possibly consciousness) hologram is forced to undergo holographic torture via an electric chair - being restrained to the device, and unable to escape. This is clearly shown to be a painful and harmful abuse of this hologram.
Yes
16
No
0
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synth1919
Scenes with an electric table is used for aversion therapy.
Movie • 2016 Report
Yes
16
No
4
Yes
15
No
0
3
willowwolfx
The S.Q.U.I.P shocks Jeremy occasionally. EX when hes not standing straight
Movie • 1975 Report
Yes
15
No
0