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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

What Happens in Depression Treatment? 8 Foods That ... Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) for Depression ...

www.webmd.com/depression/electroconvulsive-therapy

May 18, 2016 ... Electroconvulsive therapy, or ECT, is often used effectively for depression ... This treatment, sometimes referred to as "electroshock therapy," is often ... During the procedure, you will be put to sleep under general anesthesia.

www.answers.com/Q/Shock_therapy_can_be_used_to_treat_depression

What drugs are used to treat depression? seroquel Another Answer: also welbutrin, paxil, prozac, celebrex.....there are many types a good psychiatrist can  ...

well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/02/11/promising-depression-therapy

Feb 11, 2013 ... Unlike electroshock (also called electroconvulsive therapy or ECT), ... Or, he said, it could be used “for avoiding drug treatment in patients that ...

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

And many regard it as an outdated, barbaric treatment no longer in use. ... electrical shock that can lift depression—although no one knows exactly why it works.

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 ...

healthland.time.com/2012/03/21/how-electroconvulsive-therapy-works-for-depression

Mar 21, 2012 ... Scientists finally begin to understand how electroshock therapy ... Still, after seven decades of use, ECT remains the most effective treatment known for ... with depression: a clearer vision that can bring insight, not just pain.