- •In movies, the main indication for ECT is behavioral correction or torture.
- •In series, the most frequent indication for the use of ECT is erasing memories.
- •In the majority of scenes unmodified bitemporal ECT is depicted.
- •Coercive ECT is shown more frequently in American movies and series than in movies and series from other countries.
- •Truthful portrayals of ECT are rare: in 11% of scenes, the way ECT is portrayed reflects the practice in the corresponding time period.
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