Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), formerly known as electroshock therapy and
often referred to ..... It is still used in nearly all psychiatric hospitals, with a survey
of ECT use from 2002 finding t...
Mar 6, 2003 ... Electric shock therapy is more effective than drugs for some depression patients.
ECT is much safer today. Although ECT still causes some side effects, it now
uses electric currents given in a controlled setting to achieve the most benefit with
It is most often used to treat severe depression and depression with psychosis ...
Once called electroshock therapy, ECT still has many negative associations.
Explains what electroconvulsive therapy is, what it is for and what happens
during the treatment. ... It is occasionally used to treat mania or catatonia.
Aug 18, 2013 ... Electroconvulsive therapy today is a procedure widely accepted by the ... of
psychiatry are surprised to learn that the procedure still exists at all.
Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT): update and evidence based information ... It
looks at how ECT works, why it is used, its effects and side-effects, and ..... Even
so, depression can for some people still be very severe and even life-threatening.
Aug 6, 2008 ... The number of patients undergoing electroconvulsive therapy, as it's formally
called, ... In fact, antidepressants — the most widely used method for treating ...
therapy's 70-year history, doctors still aren't sure exactly how ECT ...
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Dec 21, 2013 ... ECT is used for sever mental disorders to restore proper neurological makeup, ...
We are still doing ECT because medicine has improved!.
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Jul 22, 2007 ... Electroconvulsive Therapy .... And of course, ECT is still in use. .... Electroshock
therapy still used in USA - boy tortured with 31 shocks over 7 ...