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Electro-convulsive therapy

Electro-convulsive therapy

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, Office of Medical Applications of Research in Bethesda, Md .
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    SeriesConsensus development conference statement -- vol. 5, no. 11, National Institutes of Health consensus development conference statement -- v. 5, no. 11
    ContributionsNational Institutes of Health (U.S.). Office of Medical Applications of Research
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[8] p. ;
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    Open LibraryOL14904907M

    Chapter Download: Electroconvulsive Therapy. I am a historian of psychiatry, and I have published a book on the history of ECT. I had, like many people, been exposed only to the frightening images of ECT, and I grew interested in the history of the treatment after learning how many clinicians and patients consider it a valuable treatment.


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The classic text on the subject, written by a renowned researcher and physician, Electroconvulsive Therapy is an excellent resource for patients, their Cited by: Electroshock therapy, or ECT as it is called these days, dates to early in the 20th century and has a reputation for being, well, bad for patients.

Abrams' book is apparently the definitive textbook for physicians/ psychiatrists/ psychologists 4/4(4). This is what makes Principles and Practice of Electroconvulsive Therapy, with its up-to-date, comprehensive coverage of all aspects of ECT, such an invaluable resource.

The manual begins with a summary on what ECT is and a brief history of the : $ Book Description. This concise yet informed text provides medical practitioners with both the theoretical background and practical knowledge to guide them in the practice of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT).Cited by: 1.

The Practice of Electroconvulsive Therapy: Recommendations for Treatment, Training, and Privileging (A Task Force Report of the American Psychiatric Association) (Hardback) - Edition Hardcover – by American Psychiatric Association (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating See all 3 formats and editions5/5(1).

Electroshock therapy, or ECT as it is called these days, dates to early in the 20th century and has a reputation for being, well, bad for patients. Abrams' book is apparently the definitive textbook for physicians/ psychiatrists/ psychologists 4/5.

1. History of Electroconvulsive Therapy 2. Efficacy of Electroconvulsive Therapy 3. Prediction of Response to Electroconvulsive Therapy 4. The Medical Physiology of Electroconvulsive Therapy 5. Electroconvulsive Therapy in the High-Risk Patient 6.

The Electroconvulsive Therapy Stimulus, Seizure Introduction, and SDeizure Quality : Richard Abrams. Rasmussen’s Principles and Practice of Electroconvulsive Therapy is a welcome addition to the most recent volumes on the topic of ECT.

This book’s stated “purpose is for preparing for the practice of ECT.”. Hundreds of new clinical studies called from the more than published since the third edition appeared have been analyzed in depth and incorporated throughout the book.

An important new chapter has been added on Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation(TMS) therapy, a treatment for depression that is widely-used in Europe and expected to become Author: Richard Abrams.

Electroconvulsive Therapy. In this third edition of his indispensable textbook on ECT, Dr. Richard Abrams draws upon more than 30 years of clinical and research experience to provide a unique guide to the theory and practice of ECT that stresses both its medical physiology and its application to the high-risk patient/5.

buy 2 books and give one to a friend. If you have any questions on ECT Kitty would be sure to answer questions in her book as I would as advocates for ECT. The coo coo's nest doesn't exist anymore and new procedure is wonderful. If you have any more questions on electrconvulsive therapy you can contact mrpetrs at [email protected]   In a patient under intravenous sedation or general anesthesia, electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) uses an electric current to create a generalized cerebral seizure.

Although it is primarily utilized to treat patients with severe depression, patients with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, catatonia, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, and bipolar disorder may. Electroconvulsive Therapy. In this fully-revised fourth edition of what has long been the standard textbook for the field, Dr.

Richard Abrams once again demonstrates his unique ability to 5/5(1). Richard Abrams. Oxford University Press, - Electroconvulsive therapy - pages.

1 Review. A comprehensive discussion of electroconvulsive therapy 5/5(1). This book by Dr. Robert P. Morgan explores the history of ECT, as well as its re-emergence as a treatment of choice, based on the marketing of a new and improved ECT.

Says Morgan: "The only depression it cures is the economic depression of psychiatry.". This book by Shorter and Healy is a fascinating account of medical and social aspects related to the introduction of ECT in medicine. It is an essential reading for all training psychiatrists and ideally medical students as it illustrates the influence of social forces in medical research/5(9).

The book updates the original and second edition of Electroconvulsive Therapy: A Programmed Text, and provides readers with a scheduled approach to understanding the fundamental concepts of ECT while offering practical guidance for establishing and maintaining an.

ELECTROCONVULSIVE THERAPY TODAY Irving M. Reti, M.B.B.S., is the director of the Electroconvulsive Therapy Service at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at File Size: KB.

Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT), though not a system of psychotherapy based on psychological variables, is one of the oldest somatic treatments still in use for emotional illness.

As currently used, ECT constitutes the electrical induction of a grand mal convulsion, or epileptic-like seizure in an individual generally anesthetized with an intravenous agent, as in a simple. The Electroconvulsive Therapy Workbook integrates the history of ECT with major advances in practice, including ultrabrief ECT, in a hands-on workbook format.

Novel forms of neurostimulation are reviewed, highlighting the future directions of practice in this exciting : $   This book offers a review of the existing literature, firsthand experience of the authors who are regarded as experts in their respective field, and highly informative case descriptions.

The book. Electroconvulsive therapy, or ECT for short, is a treatment that involves sending an electric current through your brain, causing a brief surge of electrical activity within your brain (also known as a seizure).

The aim of the treatment is to relieve the symptoms of some mental health problems. ECT is given under a general anaesthetic, so you.

The book updates the original and second edition of Electroconvulsive Therapy: A Programmed Text, and provides readers with a scheduled approach to understanding the fundamental concepts of ECT while offering practical guidance for establishing and maintaining an ECT program.

Topics include the history of ECT, indications for use. Over the past several decades, electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) has been proven to be perhaps the most effective somatic treatment for mood disorders (Kellner et al.

).The continued use of ECT spurred more systematic research on its indications, techniques to maximize efficacy and minimize side effects, and understanding ECT’s mechanism of action.

Electroconvulsive (Electroshock) Therapy electroconvulsive therapy The therapeutic possibilities of these treatments were discovered in the s by Manfred Sakel, a Polish psychiatrist, using insulin; L.

Meduna, an American psychiatrist, using Metrazol; and Ugo Cerletti and Lucio Bini, Italian psychiatrists, using electric shock. Few mental illness treatments are more reviled in the public mind than Electroconvulsive Shock Therapy. However, in reality, ECT is a safe and effective treatment for cases of clinical depression and catatonia that are unresponsive to drug therapy.

Also, unlike drugs, ECT has relatively few side effects. The authors argue that it is time for this historically stigmatized.

Electroconvulsive Therapy in America book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Electroconvulsive Therapy is widely demonized or idea /5.

Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) remains one of the most effective forms of neurostimulation for severe mental illness. Sound scientific research underpins contemporary practice challenging the complex history and stigma that surround this treatment.

The Electroconvulsive Therapy Workbook integrates the history of ECT with major advances in practice. Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) involves the electrical induction of a series of seizures as a treatment for mental disorders, most notably major depression.

This chapter covers the history of ECT; indications for its use; risks; the evaluation of patients for ECT; ECT technique; and management of patients after completion of the ECT course.

Get this from a library. Electroconvulsive therapy. [Richard Abrams] -- Enthusiastically defending the controversial use of electroconvulsive "therapy" (ECT), Abrams (psychiatry, Chicago Medical School), the director of a firm that manufactures ECT devices, reviews the.

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a safe and effective treatment for certain psychiatric disorders. ECT is most commonly used to treat severe depression (major depression). It is often the fastest and best treatment available for this illness. Use of electrical apparatus. Bergonic chair for giving general electric treatment for psychological effect in psycho-neurotic cases (World War I era) This is a list of notable cases of treatment with electroconvulsive therapy (ECT).

This is a dynamic list and may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness. Convulsive therapy, with chemically induced seizures, was first demonstrated in in Europe to relieve psychosis—particularly the catatonic type. Within 4 years, electrical induction (also known as electroconvulsive therapy, or ECT) was shown to Cited by: 1.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvii, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: The history of pediatric ECT / Edward Shorter --The mechanism of action of ECT / Max Fink --ECT and stigma / Andrew McDonald and Garry Walter --Ethical and consent aspects / Michael Robertson, Joseph M.

Rey and Garry Walter --A practical guide to. The doctor will use this information to determine if it is safe for you to have the ECT and if there needs to be changes in therapy or special monitoring you have to receive due to your medical conditions; If you have glaucoma, you may also receive an eye exam; A dental assessment.

During the ECT, your teeth may clench together due to the seizure. Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), formerly known as electroshock therapy, is a psychiatric treatment in which seizures are electrically induced in patients to provide relief from mental disorders.

The ECT procedure was first conducted in and rapidly replaced less safe and effective forms of biological treatments in use at the : GZB.

Book Description. Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) remains one of the most effective forms of neurostimulation for severe mental illness.

Sound scientific research underpins contemporary practice challenging the complex history and stigma that surround this treatment. Electroconvulsive therapy: | | | Electroconvulsive therapy | | | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and.

The Electroconvulsive Therapy Workbook: Clinical Applications Paperback – 24 May by Alan Weiss (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings.

ISBN ISBN Edition: 1 st. See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price 5/5(2). Electroconvulsive Therapy: A History of Controversy, but Also of Help.

Critics have portrayed ECT as a form of medical abuse. Yet many psychiatrists, and more importantly, patients, consider it to.

ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages ; 22 cm: Contents: History of Electroconvulsive Therapy --Efficacy of Electroconvulsive Therapy --Prediction of Response to Electroconvulsive Therapy --The Medical Physiology of Electroconvulsive Therapy --Electroconvulsive Therapy in the High-Risk Patient --The Electroconvulsive Therapy .ISEN is an international organization dedicated to promoting the safe, ethical and effective use of Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) and other brain stimulation therapies for the treatment of neuropsychiatric illness through education and research.

more.Predictors of electroconvulsive therapy efficacy. Many observations of predictors for response to ECT in depression, noted in standard ECT text books, have been confirmed in independent studies though with some exceptions.

The response to the first ECT pointed to a subsequent response in the course for by: 4.