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Kitty Dukakis Backs ECT for Depression

Former gubernatorial first lady Kitty Dukakis and writer Larry Tye discuss their new book, Shock: The Healing Power of Electroconvulsive Therapy. Dukakis, the wife of former Massachusetts governor and 1988 Democratic presidential nominee Michael Dukakis, battled depression for over 20 years. She says electroconvulsive therapy dramatically changed her life for the better.

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Other segments from the episode on September 26, 2006

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, September 26, 2006: Interview with Ian Buruma; Interview with Kitty Dukakis and Larry Tye.

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