Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), formerly known as electroshock therapy, and
often referred to as shock treatment, is a psychiatric treatment in which seizures ...
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a procedure, done under general anesthesia,
in which small electric currents are passed through the brain, intentionally ...
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a procedure in which a brief application of
electric stimulus is used to produce a generalized seizure. It is not known how or
Electroconvulsive therapy is the best studied brain stimulation therapy and has
the longest history of use. Other stimulation therapies discussed here are newer,
A controversial treatment. When most people think of electroconvulsive therapy (
ECT), or shock therapy, they imagine a strapped-down patient writhing in pain.
Oct 29, 2014 ... By the time Molly Chapman and her psychiatrist decided she should try
electroconvulsive therapy, they had already tried everything else.
Electroconvulsive therapy is a reasonably safe solution for some severe mental
Aug 6, 2015 ... Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a treatment for a number of severe mental
illnesses in which electric currents are passed through the brain ...
Electroconvulsive therapy involves applying a brief electrical pulse to the scalp
while the patient is under anesthesia. This pulse excites the brain cells causing ...
The Electroconvulsive Therapy Program specializes in administering ECT to
those patients for whom such treatment is indicated, (such as patients with severe