Articles on Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)

What is Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)?
Most of us have heard of the term ECT, or electroconvulsive therapy, via TV shows or perhaps through the classic movie one flew over the Cuckoo's nest. However unless you or a family member have undergone ECT, it is likely that most people know very little about this dramatic and controversial treatment... (Read more)

More on Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
In our last article on this topic, we looked at the reasons why ECT is used rather than conventional antidepressant medications only. Principally utilized as a last port of call when other medication and modalities have repeatedly failed, ECT is still mired in controversy... (Read more)



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