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Therapeutic and ethical aspects of electro-convulsive therapy: A British perspective.
Some depressions may respond best to electro-convulsive therapy. ECT is an effective treatment that is used in extremely severe cases of major depression when very rapid improvement is necessary, or when medications cannot be used or have not worked.
Application of procedures advocated by the more traditional medical model include the administration of psychotropic medications, electro-convulsive therapy, and time-limited hospitalization.
Magstim Whitland-based Magstim specialises in Transcranial Magnetic Stimulators (TMS) which sit between anti-depressant drugs and electro-convulsive therapy in terms of treatment for depression.
There is a touch of politics - including a mandatory dig at Thatcher - and some criticism of the use of electro-convulsive therapy, but the themes are essentially timeless, even though the aftermath of the invasion of Iraq is the trigger for a storyline which also includes flashbacks to the Falklands.
These include treatment of the underlying organic causes if any found, electro-convulsive therapy (ECT) if co-morbid with mood symptoms, (10) transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS), (3) cognitive behavioural therapy (11) and medications like varenicline.
As the second series begins, Carrie seems less interested in proving she's right than in rebuilding her life after undergoing electro-convulsive therapy, but when a former informant gets in touch, she's drawn back into her old CIA life.
As John's mental health began to deteriorate staff used Electro-convulsive therapy on him on the Eighton Ward, a locked ward for patients who are at high risk.
DESPITE the general belief that ECT (electro-convulsive therapy) ceased to be administered with the death of Jack Nicholson's character of McMurphy, in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, recent figures from the Mersey Care NHS Trust showed that 649 ECT administrations were given to patients last year.
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