electroconvulsive

e·lec·tro·con·vul·sive

(ē-lek'trō-kon-vŭl'siv),
Denoting a convulsive response to an electrical stimulus. See: electroshock therapy.

electroconvulsive

/elec·tro·con·vul·sive/ (-kun-vul´siv) inducing convulsions by means of electric shock.

e·lec·tro·con·vul·sive

(ĕ-lek'trō-kŏn-vŭl'siv)
Denoting a convulsive response to an electrical stimulus.
See: electroshock therapy

e·lec·tro·con·vul·sive

(ĕ-lek'trō-kŏn-vŭl'siv)
Denoting a convulsive response to electrical stimulus.
See: electroshock therapy
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Months after her expulsion from the CIA and the events that prompted her to undergo electroconvulsive therapy, Carrie is on the slow path to recovery.
Electroconvulsive Therapy is now an important and effective treatment option for certain severe neuropsychiatric disorders.
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a safe, effective treatment for depression.
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Similar brain effects have been seen in patients undergoing electroconvulsive therapy, a controversial treatment that triggers temporary seizures.
Laing, Michel Foucault, Erving Goffman, Frantz Fanon, Thomas Szasz, Franco Basaglia, and David Rosenhan, as well as Sylvia Plath, Janet Frame, and Ken Kesey, with a focus on their literary representations of electroconvulsive therapy.
Introduction: Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is known to be an effective option in the treatment of mood disorders, especially resistant depression.
USA], Aug 16 (ANI): Older people receiving electric shock therapy, also known as electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), to combat the blues of age will need an additional treatment if insomnia is one of their symptoms, according to a recent study.
According to Dr Rupert McShane, who is in charge of the programme, only electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) has better results - but many patients are unwilling to have ECT.
Digital dermatological system for complete body mapping, electroconvulsive therapy equipment, bone densitometer and cardiotocographs.
The sole practitioner provides psychiatric evaluation services and electroconvulsive therapy and treats a variety of mental health conditions such as Adjustment Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism, Bipolar Disorder, Delusional Disorder, Dysthymia, Cyclothymia, and Eating Disorders.
The current standard of care includes voluntary, or involuntary hospitalization and potentially electroconvulsive therapy.

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