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Ms. Linda Andre

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Phone: (212) ***-****  
Local Address:  New York , New York , United States
Committee for Truth

Employment History

  • Director of the Consumer Rights Advocacy Group
    Committee for Truth
  • President
    Committee for Truth
  • Director of Committee for Truth
  • Head
  • Director of the anti-ECT Group Committee
  • Director of the anti-ECT Advocacy Group Committee
  • Critic
  • CTIP Director
  • Writer

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Head of Committee for Truth
  • Member, Committee for Truth
  • Director


  • New York University
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Web References
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Linda Andre, Director of the ..., 22 July 2006 [cached]
Linda Andre, Director of the Consumer Rights Advocacy Group, the Committee for Truth in Psychiatry, find cheap motilium online, states that all ECT involves involuntary treatment. Buy motilium without prescription, Her organization, whose 500 members have experienced ECT, asserts that all patients receiving ECT are under some form of coercion. They maintain that ECT causes permanent head injury (brain damage). Recently, Andre stated, "Forced shock is the most profound violation of the human spirit imaginable.
ADHD and Medication: Jury Finds Psychiatrist Guilty-Electroshock -, 11 July 2005 [cached]
Below is a press release by Linda Andre, president of Committee for Truth in Psychiatry (CTIP) about the first ever lawsuit in which a jury found a psychiatrist who referred a patient for intensive electroshock procedures (practitioners prefer to call it, electroconvulsive treatment ECT) that left her permanently impaired.
Linda Andre, 25 June 2009 [cached]
Linda Andre
Linda Andre is a writer, activist, and the director of the Committee for Truth in Psychiatry . Since receiving ECT in the early 1980s, she has been an advocate for the human and civil rights of psychiatrically labeled people, particularly the right to truthful informed consent. She has been interviewed by numerous publications and media such as 20/20, The New York Times, and the Washington Post.
Ms. Andre has spent over 20 years working to alert and inform the public and policy makers about the harm done by electroshock (also referred to as ECT - electroconvulsive treatment).
She is the author of Doctors of Deception: What They Don't Want You to Know About Shock Treatment (2009, Rutgers University Press) an authoritative, study of the history, politics, science and money behind the ECT industry.
Andre carefully intertwines stories of ECT survivors and activists with legal, ethical, and scientific arguments to address issues of patient rights and psychiatric treatment. Echoing current debates about the use of psychopharmaceutical interventions shown to have debilitating side-effects, she candidly presents ECT as a problematic therapy demanding greater scrutiny, tighter control, and full disclosure about its long-term cognitive effects.
"Linda Andre's book is both a powerful memoir of her own experience as an ECT "patient" and a documented account of the underbelly of the 'shock industry.' It raises profound questions about ECT that both psychiatry and the National Institute of Mental Health-if they want to be honest with the American public-desperately need to address."
"For many years, activist and writer Linda Andre has been forcefully and cogently examining the reigning (and mostly unchallenged) professed claims and practices of our medical establishment's wizards of shock therapy.
If you have questions, please call or write the CTIP Director, Linda Andre, at PO Box 1214, New York, NY 10003, phone 212 NO-JOLTS.
The Center for Mental Health ..., 22 July 2006 [cached]
The Center for Mental Health Services contracted Linda Andre, head of Committee for Truth in Psychiatry, the largest group of shock survivors, to write the following for its ECT report.
But CMHS bowed to heavy pressure from NAMI and the NDMDA, Buy generic mysoline, who lobbied hard to keep negative information from the report. CMHS, after hiring Ms. Andre, censored her material.
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