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 d...
Aug 21, 2014 ... Electroconvulsive Therapy and Other Depression Treatments ... With ECT, an
electric current is briefly applied through the scalp to the brain, ...
When most people think of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), or shock therapy, ...
Many regard electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) as an outdated, barbaric treatment.
... During ECT, a person is given a seizure-inducing electrical shock that can lift
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It is most often used to treat severe depression and depression with psychosis ...
Once called electroshock therapy, ECT still has many negative associations.
Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) is a procedure used to treat certain ... It involves
passing a carefully-controlled electric current through the brain, which affects ...
the most severe forms of depression more effectively than medication or therapy,
Mar 21, 2012 ... Scientists finally begin to understand how electroshock therapy works ... the most
effective treatment known for severe depression — and a new ...
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 ...
Mar 20, 2012 ... 'Electric shock' therapy may ease depression by changing the brain. Scientists
have discovered how electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) works in ...
Sep 19, 2011 ... Tania Gergel had the treatment which involves sending an electric current
through the brain, ... 'It was a shock to be diagnosed with depression.
Jan 23, 2012 ... Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) refers to the most effective and rapidly acting
treatment that we have today for severe depression and other ...