What is the most commonly reported complaint after the patient regains consciousness? Test your clinical acumen here.
The author interviews Jonathan Sadowsky, PhD, historian of psychiatry, about his book Electroconvulsive Therapy in America: The Anatomy of a Medical Controversy.
Among patients with treatment-resistant MDD, transcranial magnetic stimulation wins the popular vote.
ECT has been an acute intervention for patients with severe resistant MDD, but what is its effect on brain volume?
The author scrutinizes the results of a new pilot study that finds the Fisher Wallace Stimulator® effective in treating bipolar depression.
Simply telling patients “we don’t know how ECT works” neglects our abundant knowledge of what this treatment does. The authors review biological actions of ECT and discuss future directions for research.
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