Web Results
Find Health Information on Healthline
Find Info About:
Healthline is the leading provider of health information.

Electroconvulsive therapy - Wikipedia

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electroconvulsive_therapy

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), formerly known as electroshock therapy, and often referred to as shock treatment, is a ... Placement can be bilateral, in which the electric current is passed across...

10 Myths and Facts About Shock Therapy - Health.com

www.health.com/health/gallery/0,,20460332,00.html

When most people think of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), or shock therapy, ... Many regard electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) as an outdated, barbaric treatment.

Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) Benefits & Side Effects - WebMD

www.webmd.com/depression/guide/electroconvulsive-therapy

Aug 21, 2014 ... Electroconvulsive Therapy and Other Depression Treatments ... With ECT, an electric current is briefly applied through the scalp to the brain, ...

Electric Shock Therapy Still Used, Still Effective - WebMD

www.webmd.com/depression/news/20030306/shock-therapy-still-here-still-used

March 6, 2003 -- For most people, the term "shock treatment" conjures Hollywood -inspired images of torture. Hard-to-watch scenes from movies like A Beautiful ...

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) - Mayo Clinic

www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/electroconvulsive-therapy/basics/definition/prc-20014161

Sep 19, 2015 ... Much of the stigma attached to ECT is based on early treatments in which high doses of electricity were administered without anesthesia, ...

Electric Shock Causes, Symptoms, Treatment - Electric Shock ...

www.emedicinehealth.com/electric_shock/page6_em.htm

Dec 10, 2015 ... Recovery from electric shock depends on the nature and severity of the injuries. The percentage of the body surface area burned is the most ...

'Electric shock' depression treatment explained - Health News - NHS ...

www.nhs.uk/news/2012/03march/pages/ect-electro-convulsive-therapy-severe-depression.aspx

Mar 20, 2012 ... 'Electric shock' therapy may ease depression by changing the brain ... ECT is used by the NHS to treat severe cases of depression under ...

The Truth about Shock Therapy - Scientific American

www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-truth-about-shock-therapy/

May 1, 2014 ... The treatment is typically applied to fully conscious and terrified patients. ... attached to a patient's head, and electric current is passed between ...

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) | Mind, the mental health charity ...

www.mind.org.uk/information-support/drugs-and-treatments/electroconvulsive-therapy-ect/

ECT (Electroconvulsive Therapy) is a treatment that involves sending an electric current through the brain to trigger an epileptic seizure to relieve the symptoms ...