People sometimes unwillingly go into hypnotic trance states — here’s how you can learn to use them for good

Aarón Blanco Tejedor / Unsplash Most of us experience trance states to some extent. These can range from zoning out when someone is yelling at you, to running on adrenaline when you have an accident. Trance states are a form of dissociating, which can be beneficial. But you don’t want to use it as a […]

Patients unwillingly treated with electroshock at Norwegian mental hospitals – media

Published time: 2 Oct, 2017 21:43 At least forty patients in mental hospitals around Norway have been given electroshock treatment without their consent and despite objections from the country’s Civil Ombudsman, a local media investigation has claimed. Reporters from the Verdens Gang (VG) newspaper examined figures from the Norwegian Health Ministry from 2014 to 2016, and […]