Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), formerly known as electroshock therapy, and
often referred to ..... Unilateral ECT may be used first to minimize side effects (
memory loss). When electrodes are plac...
Sep 19, 2015 ... Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) — Overview covers definition, risks, ... Although
ECT is generally safe, risks and side effects may include:.
These side effects can be treated with medications before or after the ECT. ...
confusion resulting from the combination of anesthesia and/or ECT treatment.
Aug 6, 2015 ... Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a treatment for a number of severe mental ...
The most common side effect of ECT is temporary memory loss.
Dec 18, 2012 ... But if you're considering ECT, chances are good you want answers. Is it safe?
Will it work quickly? What are the side effects? Following are ...
Jun 23, 2014 ... Several adverse side effects are associated with the use of ECT. However, the
United States Surgeon General's report states that there are no ...
Depress Anxiety. 2000;12(3):130-4. Side effects of electroconvulsive therapy.
Datto CJ(1). Author information: (1)University of Pennsylvania, 3600 Market St.
Yet ECT persists because it can be a uniquely effective treatment for severe
depression and other mental ... The most common side effect of ECT is memory
This is followed by additional treatments and in some cases “maintenance ECT”
on a less frequent basis, such as once a month or once a year. Side effects of ...
Dec 29, 2013 ... There are no easy answers for long term effects of ECT. It has to be ... Bilateral
ECT has more severe memory side effects. Feb 28, 2014.