Electroconvulsive therapy

What is Electroconvulsive therapy?

electroconvulsive theraphyis a standard psychiactric treatment in which seziure are electrically induced in patient.

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My son suffered a major depression 2 years ago and has been under mental health care. He has been slowly rehabilitated and is undertaking studies...

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Hi XXXXXXX,
I can understand your worries, and the kind of scenario you are describing- aloofness, lack of selfcare, not concerned about etiquettes...

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It has been said that antidepressants are also the mainstay of inpatient treatment and, when considered together with electroconvulsive therapy...

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In cases of severe depression ECT is helpful (for speedy recovery, in short term)....

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Is electroconvulsive therapy a problem for an elderly man - 76, apoe 3/4 - who has mild short-term memory loss? Lifelong major depression,...

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Indications of electroconvulsive therapy in Major depression is active suicidality, illness that is resistant to...

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Hi I had two total knee replacement in 18months last one July and am now trying. To come off diahydracodine 10/500 I have come down from 30/500 but...

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how many times a month is maintence ect done?

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I had an electroconvulsive therapy treatment on the 18th of November and I had a bad reaction to it and I have felt sick ever since. My physichrist...

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Hello. I am 35 and looking to try to have me second child. My last was born in 2005. I have only been trying for 3 months but not luck. Very...

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I have very high anxiety and severe panic attacks and stress. Being treated for. I had a reading of 166 over 74 yesterday morning which mornings...

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I have a client in a group home who has been receiving ECT treatments. She gets bouts of diarrhea and noticed the past two weeks she got diarrhea 2...

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I am disturbed from my relationship and unable to sleep i wake up whole night and barely sleeps for 2 hrs and I am not able to sleep. and my...

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