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www.beyondblue.org.au/the-facts/depression/treatments-for-depression/medical-treatments-for-depression/electroconvulsive-therapy-(ect)

Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) is a procedure used to treat certain ... ''I did actually feel better for a few months, but I felt respite had been gained at too great a ...

www.bbc.com/news/health-23414888

Jul 24, 2013 ... So why are we still using ECT, a procedure described by its critics as ... late 1990s was triggered by the collapse of his marriage and stress at work. ... of favour, so too did electroshock treatment, as ECT was previously known.

doctormazz.com/blog/2014-01-30/what-ect-and-how-does-it-work

Jan 30, 2014 ... How does ECT work? It is believed that ECT enhances the chemicals ( neurotransmitters; dopamine, serotonin and norepinephrine) that are ...

www.namihelps.org/Electroconvulsive-Therapy.pdf

speech. How does ECT work? Chemical aspects of brain function are changed during and after ECT therapy. Chemical changes build upon each other resulting  ...

www.drugrehab.org/is-electroconvulsive-therapy-ect-used-for-addiction-treatment

Apr 29, 2016 ... How Does ECT Work? The Mayo Clinic defines ECT as “a procedure, done under general anesthesia, in which small electric currents are ...

abcnews.go.com/Health/DepressionLivingWith/story?id=4355802

Feb 27, 2008 ... ECT is usually given two or three times a week -- usually on Monday, Wednesday , and Friday. Typically the ECT treatment course lasts eight to ...

www.electroboy.com/electroshocktherapy.htm

How ECT works, with minimal damage to the patient, has a lot to do with how it is currently administered. There are two ... How Electroshock Therapy Might Work.

www.gmmh.nhs.uk/download.cfm?doc=docm93jijm4n2614.pdf&ver=4326

Recent research has suggested that ECT can stimulate the growth of new blood vessels in certain areas of the brain. Q Does ECT really work? It has been ...

www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-truth-about-shock-therapy

May 1, 2014 ... Electroconvulsive therapy is a reasonably safe solution for some severe mental illnesses. ... argue that a seizure is needed for the procedure to work. ... they are unconscious during the procedure and do not experience pain ...