Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a treatment for certain mental illnesses. During this therapy a precise, timed electrical current is passed through a patient’s brain in order to induce a seizure. The procedure is most often used to treat patients who do not respond to medication or talk therapy. ECT has also been called...
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), formerly known as electroshock therapy, and
often referred to as shock treatment, is a psychiatric treatment in which seizures ...
Sep 19, 2015 ... Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a procedure, done under general anesthesia,
in which small electric currents are passed through the brain, ...
Aug 21, 2014 ... Brain stimulation techniques such as electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), for
example, can be used to treat major depression that hasn't ...
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
Learn when a psychiatrist might suggest electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) or other
forms of brain stimulation.
Electroconvulsive therapy is the best studied brain stimulation therapy and has
the longest history of use. Other stimulation therapies discussed here are newer,
Jul 29, 2016 ... Read our article and learn more on MedlinePlus: Electroconvulsive therapy.
The Electroconvulsive Therapy Program specializes in administering ECT to
those patients for whom such treatment is indicated, (such as patients with severe
When most people think of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), or shock therapy, a
strapped-down patient writhing in pain come to mind. Many regard ...