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Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation versus electroconvulsive therapy for major depression: preliminary results of a randomized trial.
2013) Position Statement 74: Electroconvulsive therapy.
Treatment interventions can range from electroconvulsive therapy to straightforward self-management.
At the end of the 2-day meeting last month, about half of the FDA's Neurological Devices Advisory Panel recommended that electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) devices be switched from a class III category to class II when used to treat severe depression.
Electroconvulsive therapy, or ECT, has been around since the 1940s, and was the first medical treatment used to treat many mental disorders.
Seven years ago, she said, she lost hope and turned to the only treatment she felt was left for her depression -- electroconvulsive therapy.
Taylor in this month's issue of the Southern Medical Journal is a reinforcement and a reminder that electroconvulsive therapy is certainly a therapeutic opportunity in the treatment of patients suffering from mental illnesses.
95) surveys different approaches to treating depression, from drugs and electroconvulsive therapy to counseling, and how depression varies between age groups.
If science didn't provide the medications that we have today, society might still be isolating us, putting us in to asylums where they used electroconvulsive therapy, lobotomies and insulin overdoses to help rid the schizophrenic person of his or her symptoms.
The cause of this ultimatum was his training program's objection to his conducting research antagonistic to electroconvulsive therapy.