Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), formerly known as electroshock therapy, and
often referred to ... ECT appears to work in the short term via an anticonvulsant
effect mostly in the frontal lobes, and...
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 ...
Mar 21, 2012 ... Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) has always seemed like a barbaric treatment. ...
This work has done just that,” says Aimee Hunter, assistant professor of
psychiatry at ... The new study does have some negative implications.
Two major advantages of ECT over medication are that ECT begins to work .... A
typical rTMS session lasts 30 to 60 minutes and does not require anesthesia.
Jan 23, 2012 ... How does ECT work? The “active ingredient” of ECT is the seizure. There are
many theories about how seizures works in depression. Seizures ...
How does ECT work? It is believed that the seizure in the brain caused by ECT
influences many chemicals in the brain. These chemicals, called ...
Mar 20, 2012 ... Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is an uncommon treatment for severe, chronic
depression. It is used sparingly, partially because our ...
Nov 14, 2015 ... Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a safe and effective treatment for certain
psychiatric disorders. ECT is most ... HOW DOES ECT WORK?
There is no guarantee that ECT will work for all people or for all kinds of mental
..... Steve thinks that although ECT does work, she now seems to need more ...
Why does ECT work? No one is sure how ECT helps certain psychiatric disorders
. It may promote changes in how brain cells communicate with each other at ...