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Latest Electroconvulsive therapy Stories

2015-02-04 12:26:39

Undergraduate student Mahima Sukumar in the Martinowich Lab helps further the understanding of how electroconvulsive therapy works to relieve depression BALTIMORE, Feb.

depression stimulation
2014-07-23 02:00:16

Brain stimulation treatments, like electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), are often effective for the treatment of depression. Like antidepressant medications, however, they typically have a delayed onset.

2014-04-10 08:29:47

BOSTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tal Medical, Inc., a clinical-stage company developing breakthrough treatments for psychiatric diseases, has added two industry veterans to its leadership

2013-07-29 16:20:06

Although electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) has long been considered the most effective treatment of medication-resistant or refractory depression, millions of people who might benefit don't take advantage of it because of the treatment's side effects and public misperception of the procedure.

2012-08-07 23:17:46

Scientists have discovered a biological marker that may help to identify which depressed patients will respond to an experimental, rapid-acting antidepressant.

How Does Shock Therapy Really Help Depressed Patients?
2012-03-20 13:54:01

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) has been an effective yet controversial tool to treat severe depression for more than 70 years, and now Scottish researchers for the first time say they have discovered why the procedure often works the way it does.

2011-06-22 04:30:00

Pleads For International Help BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rhonda Coleman-Albazie, Executive Director of The Hello Schizo Foundation, is initiating and calling for an immediate, formal Congressional Investigation into the highly speculative business practices of American psychiatry and big pharma's trillion dollar profit over people enterprise with a track record of 0% cures, 0% long term case management and 100% ineffective treatments for any of the mental...

2011-01-24 15:41:58

Pioneering neurosurgical treatment, a world first in Bristol, which very accurately targets brain networks involved in depression, could help people who suffer with severe and intractable depression.


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