ECT

ECT

Over the course of a five-year study, patients with treatment-resistant depression who were treated with vagus nerve stimulation in addition to a usual care regimen of medication and therapy fared better than those who

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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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Among Janet Larsen’s family mementos, carefully preserved and passed down by her mother, is a letter addressed to Janet’s father, Victor Lottmann, on the occasion of his high school graduation in 1928.

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