ECT has evolved to a point where its beneficial effects can be maximized and its adverse effects can be minimized through proper administration....
[tags: Mental Illness Treatments] - Thankfully, researchers have changed since Nijinsky was diagnosed.
[tags: controversial medical treatments] - The research established for findings on electroconvulsive therapy was meant to find its overall properties of effectiveness and usage, also the circumstances under which it was used.
First electroconvulsive therapy also known as (ECT) is a therapeutic practice that intentionally passes electrical current through a patient’s brain triggering a brief seizer.
Though the process is generally effective, modern science is unaware of the explanation behind ECT's success.
Its history is filled with a large amount of stigma and the use of ECT as a therapy is still debated today.
Reported for the first time in the 18th century, was the use of convulsive therapy.
Psychiatrists observed that after spontaneous epileptic seizure the psychiatric conditions of patients improved.
I intend to argue that electroconvulsive therapy is indeed a safe treatment of mental disorders when other treatments have failed....
[tags: Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)] - Did you know in 2007 suicide was the third most leading cause of death for teens ranging from 15-19. Now there are many ways to help prevent suicide like rehab or medication. Electroconvulsive therapy is another way to medicate the already medicated.