electroconvulsive

e·lec·tro·con·vul·sive

(ē-lek'trō-kon-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 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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Miss Turner played the authoritarian nurse Ratched, who runs the psychiatric ward with an iron fist, keeping her patients cowed through abuse, medication and sessions of electroconvulsive therapy.
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a medical treatment most commonly used in patients with severe major depression, schizophrenia, or bipolar disorder who are unresponsive to other types of treatments.
She was 4st when she was admitted to hospital and received "vile" electroconvulsive therapy.
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is considered an effective treatment for psychiatric disorders, especially endogenous (major) depressive, bipolar disorders and schizophrenia.
The Food and Drug Administration has issued a final order reclassifying electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) devices from class III, indicating higher risk, to class II, indicating moderate risk, in certain cases.
ECT is electroconvulsive therapy - a treatment that involves sending an electric current through the brain to trigger an epileptic seizure.
Barbara Keeley, Shadow Minister for Mental Health and Social Care, said: "The use of electroconvulsive therapy on children and young people with mental health conditions by NHS trusts is deeply concerning and warrants immediate investigation by the Government and NHS England.
According to schizophrenia treatment guidelines, modified electroconvulsive therapy (mECT) is the main method usually adopted to treat TRS and other treatment-resistant symptoms such as obstinate auditory hallucinations, severe delusions, stupor, and high excitation.
They were then assessed by applying the efficacy assessment tool, 21 item Hamilton depression rating scale (HAM-D) before and after 6 sessions (3 weeks) of electroconvulsive therapy.
Smith) is a Jewish artist who wakes up in a psychiatric hospital and is unable to remember fundamental details of her identity, including members of her family and years of her life, after receiving electroconvulsive therapy, or ECT.
MONDAY, May 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) may be effective and cost-effective for U.S.