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www.rcpsych.ac.uk/healthadvice/treatmentswellbeing/ect.aspx

Q How does ECT work? No-one is certain how ECT works. We do know that it can change patterns of blood flow through the brain and change the metabolism of ...

www.webmd.com/depression/electroconvulsive-therapy

May 18, 2016 ... For these people, waiting for antidepressants or therapy to work might be dangerous. ... ECT does not cause any structural damage to the brain.

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

Feb 8, 2017 ... For serious depression that does not respond to traditional medications, there ... WebMD explains electroconvulsive therapy, transcranial magnetic ... therapies such as yoga and hypnosis sometimes work for mild depression.

theconversation.com/electroconvulsive-therapy-does-work-and-it-can-be-miraculous-76381

Apr 20, 2017 ... ECT is a highly effective treatment for severe depression and psychosis, so why does it still have a bad rap?

familydoctor.org/how-electroconvulsive-therapy-works

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a procedure that sends electric currents into the brain. It is used to treat ... ECT does not work for everyone. It will not cure your  ...

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

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.

www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/brain-stimulation-therapies/brain-stimulation-therapies.shtml

Two major advantages of ECT over medication are that ECT begins to work .... by the FDA as a treatment for major depression for patients who do not respond to ...

www.healthtalk.org/peoples-experiences/mental-health/electroconvulsive-treatment/how-effective-did-people-find-ect

There is no guarantee that ECT will work for all people or for all kinds of mental illness. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE - an ...

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

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) — Overview covers definition, risks, results of this ... the full course of treatment is completed, but it may not work for everyone.