Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), formerly known as electroshock therapy and
often referred to as shock treatment, is a ..... The report endorsed the use of ECT
in the treatment of depression. The de...
Electroconvulsive Therapy and Other Depression Treatments ... With ECT, an
electric current is briefly applied through the scalp to the brain, inducing a seizure
... (ECT) — Overview covers definition, risks, results of this treatment for
depression. ... Although ECT still causes some side effects, it now uses electric
It is generally used in treating patients with severe depression, acute mania, and
... Electrodes are then attached to the patients scalp and an electric current is ...
Learn More About Depression Treatment. Types of ... After you are asleep, an
electrical shock will be applied to your head. The shock will last only 1 or 2 ...
When most people think of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), or shock therapy, ...
Many regard electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) as an outdated, barbaric treatment.
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Mar 21, 2012 ... Scientists finally begin to understand how electroshock therapy works ... the most
effective treatment known for severe depression — and a new ...
Jan 23, 2012 ... Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) refers to the most effective and rapidly acting
treatment that we have today for severe depression and other ...
Sep 19, 2011 ... 'It was a shock to be diagnosed with depression. When the doctor prescribed
medication, I realised something was very wrong with me,' said ...
Mar 20, 2012 ... 'Electric shock' therapy may ease depression by changing the brain. Scientists
have discovered how electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) works in ...