Here are a few links on the subject I’ve accumulated over time. ECT is a “shock and awe” approach to the social control of oppressed people, not unlike the practice of “destroying a village in order to save it” popularized in the US military.
This lecture is by Bonnie Burstow of the Univ. of Toronto, sometime in the mid-90’s.
Interview with Dr. Peter Breggin, dissident psychiatrist in the mid-90’s.
http://members.tranquility.net/~rwinkel/janel/breggin.mp3 (transcript of this interview is at http://members.tranquility.net/~rwinkel/janel/breggin.txt )