Electroconvulsive Therapy

ECT: Dangerous on Either Side of the Pond

April 05, 2021

No one has precise data about how many Americans receive ECT each year, let alone how many treatments each patients receives or how closely providers space treatments. This is a troubling dilemma, according to the authors.

The Role of ECT in the Suicide Epidemic

August 24, 2018

The recent increase in suicides highlights the urgent need for better treatment of severe depression. ECT is an intervention proven to reduce suicidality, yet it is underused because of the associated stigma.