China bans electro-shock therapy for Internet addicts

China has banned electro-shock therapy as a treatment for Internet addiction, citing uncertainty in the safety and effectiveness of the practice after criticism in the local media.

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Maticus3600d ago

OMG, it was ever an option?!

jessehaysfl3600d ago

WOW The Chinese? really? wow.

MisterNiwa3600d ago

They rather execute those web addicted people.

Ghoul3600d ago


ive seen a pretty good reportation about the cinese "cure" program for "internet addicted" kids. The parents infact DO pay for it, without knowing what appens behind closed doors.


Malfurion3600d ago

About time! Hang on... what?

AndyA3600d ago

I thought the world had left ECT behind in the sixties.

Dorjan3600d ago

What the hell? Reminds me of that simpsons episode where they all had buzzers that shocked each other!

syrinx3600d ago

That's pretty shocking. ho ho!

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