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
During ECT, the electric current triggers a seizure in the brain. Doctors believe
that the seizure activity may help the brain "rewire" itself, which helps relieve ...
Electroconvulsive therapy is a reasonably safe solution for some severe mental
When most people think of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), or shock therapy, a
strapped-down patient writhing in pain come to mind. Many regard ...
Electroconvulsive therapy involves applying a brief electrical pulse to the scalp
while the patient is under anesthesia. This pulse excites the brain cells causing ...
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 ...
Oct 29, 2014 ... By the time Molly Chapman and her psychiatrist decided she should try
electroconvulsive therapy, they had already tried everything else.
ECT is a safe and effective treatment used at The Johns Hopkins Brain
Stimulation Program for a number of psychiatric illnesses, including major