Electroconvulsive therapy is a treatment for depression that uses electricity to trigger a seizure.
Shock treatment; ECT
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is most often done in a hospital's operating or recovery room while you are asleep and pain-free (general
Electroconvulsive therapy or ECT has been around for some time. It was introduced to psychiatry in the 1930's and gained much... Read more »
When does a doctor recommend ECT? Unfortunately, the answer depends much more on who the doctor is than what a clearly defined hierarchy... Read more »
Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
PsychotherapyAmong the various psychotherapeutic "talk therapies," cognitive-behavioral therapy appears to be the most effective approach. If... Read more »