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 involves applying a brief electrical pulse to the scalp
while the patient is under anesthesia. This pulse excites the brain cells causing ...
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.
Mar 9, 2016 ... ECT been shown to help 78 percent of people with clinical depression. Find out
what to expect during treatment and read about side effects ...