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:.
Apart from the side effects of having ECT, there were also suspected side effects
from having the general anaesthetic and sometimes it was difficult to tell the ...
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.
Aug 21, 2014 ... WebMD explains electroconvulsive therapy, transcranial magnetic ... Many of the
procedure's risks and side effects are related to the misuse of ...
These are his remarks describing a research literature review of the risks and
primary side effects of ECT, as published in the public record of the meeting.
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 ...
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.