Articles on ECT

Depression

5 Outdated Beliefs About ECT

When severe depression doesn’t respond to antidepressants and psychotherapy, electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) may be the next step. ECT is typically prescribed for severe depression, particularly for treatment-resistant depression, a...
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Risks and Side Effects of ECT

Lawrence Park, AM, MD presented to the Food and Drug Administration Neurological Devices Panel examining the reclassification of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) devices on January 27, 2011. These are...
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Katherine Kitty Dukakis on ECT

Katherine Kitty Dukakis presented to the Food and Drug Administration Neurological Devices Panel examining the reclassification of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) devices on January 27, 2011. These are her...
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The Reliability of ECT Machines

This exchange occurred during the Food and Drug Administration Neurological Devices Panel examining the reclassification of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) devices on January 27, 2011. These are the remarks...
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Informed Consent for ECT

Dr. Sarah Lisanby answered questions during the Food and Drug Administration Neurological Devices Panel examining the reclassification of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) devices on January 27, 2011. These are...
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Donald Johnson on ECT

Donald Johnson presented to the Food and Drug Administration Neurological Devices Panel examining the reclassification of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) devices on January 27, 2011. These are his remarks...
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Mary Rosedale on ECT

Mary Rosedale presented to the Food and Drug Administration Neurological Devices Panel examining the reclassification of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) devices on January 27, 2011. These are her remarks...
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Dr. David Boger on ECT

Dr. David Boger presented to the Food and Drug Administration Neurological Devices Panel examining the reclassification of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) devices on January 27, 2011. These are his...
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Lauren Tenney on ECT

Lauren Tenney presented to the Food and Drug Administration Neurological Devices Panel examining the reclassification of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) devices on January 27, 2011. These are her remarks...
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