Brain Stimulation

Brain Stimulation

Electroconvulsive Therapy Can Reduce Depression

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in combination with antidepressant medication rapidly relieves the symptoms of major depression in older adults, according to a recent

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When treating severe depression with electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), using stronger electric charges on just one side of the brain is just as effective as conventional protocols, which call for electrodes to be placed on either side of the head.

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New research reveals that the electrical stimulation of a brain structure in mice relieves behaviors related to autism, thus identifying a possible new treatment for the disorder.

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