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The Siberian Times: Beating addiction out of you – literally

Deep in Siberia, scientists claim they have made an astonishing  breakthrough in curing drink and drug addicts, as well as helping workaholics and even those obsessed with sex – by using corporal punishment. Like other patients, Natasha is given psychological counselling before each session of 60 lashes (those with alcohol or other addictions face 30) – and also undergoes a electrocardiogram to ensure the shock therapy is not causing unexpected heart problems. …’I am the proof that this controversial treatment works,’ she says, ‘and I recommend it to anyone suffering from an addiction or depression. It hurts like crazy – but it’s given me back my life. ..MORE: siberiantimes.com –  alcoholabuseadvice