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,
The specific reason for the positive action of ECT is unknown, but this treatment
appears to have many effects. There are multiple theories to explain why ECT is ...
When most people think of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), or shock therapy, a
strapped-down patient writhing in pain come to mind. Many regard ...
The Electroconvulsive Therapy Program specializes in administering ECT to
those patients for whom such treatment is indicated, (such as patients with severe
Clinical information for mental health professionals on electroconvulsive therapy
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a highly effective conventional intervention for
chronic depression, mania, catatonia and schizophrenia.
ECT is a safe and effective treatment used at The Johns Hopkins Brain
Stimulation Program for a number of psychiatric illnesses, including major