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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electroconvulsive_therapy

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), formerly known as electroshock therapy, and often referred to as shock treatment, is a psychiatric treatment in which ... Electroconvulsive therapy can differ in its application in three ways: electrode placement, .... ECT is rarely used in treatment-resistant schizophrenia, but is sometimes ...

www.webmd.com/depression/guide/electroconvulsive-therapy

Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) for Depression ... Treatments for Treatment- Resistant Depression ...

www.answers.com/Q/Shock_therapy_can_be_used_to_treat_depression

The best sort of therapy will be Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). This is a therapy that helps you to change unhealthy thinking patterns which make your ...

www.health.com/depression/10-myths-and-facts-about-shock-therapy

When most people think of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), or shock therapy, ... And many regard it as an outdated, barbaric treatment no longer in use. .... Viral Before-and-After Photos of a Client Prove How Debilitating Depression Can Be.

www.mentalhealthamerica.net/ect

It is generally used in treating patients with severe depression, acute mania, and certain schizophrenic syndromes. ECT is also used with some suicidal patients, ...

www.doctoroz.com/article/treating-depression-electroconvulsive-therapy

Jan 23, 2012 ... ECT is an approved medical treatment that involves the use of ... ECT can also be used in other conditions when other treatments are not ...

www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/electroconvulsive-therapy/basics/definition/prc-20014161

ECT seems to cause changes in brain chemistry that can quickly reverse symptoms ... the full course of treatment is completed, but it may not work for everyone.

www.nbcnews.com/id/26044935/ns/health/t/shock-therapy-makes-quiet-comeback

Aug 6, 2008 ... Most people associate shock therapy more with torture rather than healing. ... "It's the definitive treatment for depression," says Dr. Kenneth Melman, ... In fact, antidepressants — the most widely used method for treating depression ... treatments, called maintenance ECT, which can continue for years.

www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/shock-therapy-device-treat-depression-7906206

May 5, 2016 ... The Alpha-Stim - already used by the UK and US military to treat ... uses mild electric pulses to stimulate the brain and could replace drug treatment. ... A device that uses mild electric shock to treat depression and anxiety is ...