Electroconvulsive therapy is safe and effective.
Electroshock therapy is now called electroconvulsive therapy. It is still in use as of 2014.
Electroconvulsive therapy is among the most controversial of all procedures used to treat mental illness
Electroconvulsive therapy was first introduced in 1938 by the duo of Italian neuropsychiatrists Ugo Cerletti and Lucio Benni. It was a widespread form of treatment throughout the 1940s and 1950s.
Max Fink has written: 'Electroconvulsive therapy' -- subject(s): Electroconvulsive therapy, Mental Disorders, Therapy
When depression fails to respond to treatment or when there is a high risk of suicide, electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) sometimes is used.
Electroconvulsive therapy is a medical treatment for severe mental illness in which a small, carefully controlled amount of electricity is introduced into the brain
Electroconvulsive therapy-- This type of therapy is used to treat major depression and severe mental illness that does not respond to medications.
schizophrenia and depression
yes it is.
I got it at St. Joseph's Hospital in Towson, Maryland.
Two Italian doctors named Cerletti and Bini
ECT in medical terms means electroconvulsive therapy.
ECT, or electroconvulsive therapy, usually is employed after all therapy and pharmaceutical treatment options have been explored.
Treatments for depression include use of antidepressants, electroconvulsive therapy ECT, cognitive behavior therapy, rational emotive therapy, support and understanding.
A measured dose of electricity is introduced into the brain in order to produce a convulsion.
There are many different treatments for depression, including various forms of therapy, medication, electroconvulsive therapy, light therapy, and lifestyle changes (changes in diet, exercise, etc).
By no means. It is a last resort. Lithium, Depakote and other pharmaceutical therapy is the most common treatment by far.
N. S. Endler has written: 'Electroconvulsive therapy'
Treatment of psychotic depression includes besides antidepressants, anti psychotics. Electroconvulsive Therapy may be useful.
Bipolar disorder cannot be cured, but it can be treated with medication, psychotherapy, Electroconvulsive Therapy, herbal supplements or sleep medications.
The most common risks associated with ECT are disturbances in heart rhythm. Broken or dislocated bones occur very rarely