Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), formerly known as electroshock therapy and
often referred to as shock treatment, is a psychiatric treatment in which seizures ...
Ectonustim 3' electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) machine, with scalp electrodes, by
Ectron Ltd, England, 1958-1965. ECT involves the transmission of an electrical ...
Jun 23, 2014 ... By Dr Ananya Mandal, MD. Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is one of the most
controversial treatments used in modern psychiatry. Methods of ...
Aug 12, 2006 ... Although the use of electricity as a treatment for headaches goes back to ... Ugo
Cerletti is credited with the introduction of electroshock therapy.
Electroshock therapy is used for treatment of depression and manic depression.
Electroshock therapy is usually administered to patients in a series of six to ...
Electroshock therapy introduced 1938. Electric eels and fish were used by
people in ancient times to treat headaches and mental illness. The practice came
Jan 12, 2015 ... Introduction Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) has been demonstrated to be an
effective and safe treatment for many psychiatric disorders.
Jan 7, 2002 ... (A poem about her experience with electroshock therapy) ... In 1934 Von Meduna
invented a treatment using insulin to induce seizures in the ...
Feb 1, 2004 ... An impressive body of opinion now holds that electroconvulsive therapy has such
a demonstrated record of efficacy that it, rather than ...
Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) .9 amps at 450 volts DC for 6 seconds ....
Electric shock therapy was invented by Charles Wesley, the founder of
Methodism in ...