Month: January 2017

Michael, Kitty Dukakis emerge as evangelists for shock therapy

Rehabilitation, talk therapy and antidepressants had failed to ease Kitty Dukakis’ depression, so in 2001, at 64, she turned to shock therapy. BROOKLINE, Mass. — When Michael Dukakis lost the presidential election in 1988, his wife, Kitty, felt as if she had been squashed in a compactor, all the air forced out of her. Her even-keeled …