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Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)

CRAG Working Group on Mental Illness.

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)

a good practice statement.

by CRAG Working Group on Mental Illness.

  • 162 Want to read
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Published by National Health Service in Scotland, Scottish Office in [Edinburgh] .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL22287898M
ISBN 100748031634
OCLC/WorldCa59604479

Electroconvulsive Therapy in America book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Electroconvulsive Therapy is widely demonized or idea /5. Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) is a web service that provides secure, resizable compute capacity in the cloud. It is designed to make web-scale cloud computing easier for developers. Amazon EC2’s simple web service interface allows you to .

Get this from a library! Electroconvulsive therapy. [Richard Abrams] -- In this extensive revision of his comprehensive book on ECT, Dr. Richard Abrams draws upon his broad clinical experience and intimate knowledge of the literature to provide a unique guide to ECT that. This is a pioneering book and is the first book of its kind. The book offers guidance about the use of ECT in adolescents with up to date and concise information. The editors of the book are Neera Ghaziuddin MD, MRCPsych (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA), and Garry Walter, MD, Ph.D. (University of Sydney, Australia) who spear-headed the re-introduction of ECT as a safe and an .

PDF | On Jan 1, , J.M. Elliott and others published Medicinal leeches: Historical use, ecology, genetics and conservation | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate. Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is the electrical induction of a series of grand mal seizures in order to induce a therapeutic remission in certain psychiatric disorders. It was first used for this purpose in Italy by Cerletti and Bini in as a treatment for schizophrenia but soon became even more widely utilized for the affective disorders.


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Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) by CRAG Working Group on Mental Illness. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Electroshock therapy, or ECT as it is called these days, dates to early in the 20th century and has a reputation for being, well, bad for patients. Abrams' book is apparently the definitive textbook for physicians/ psychiatrists/ psychologists looking to learn the techniques and trappings.

The third edition was published in and is still current.4/4(4). The classic text on the subject, written by a renowned researcher and physician, Electroconvulsive Therapy is an excellent resource for patients, their families, and mental health by: The Handbook of ECT covers all aspects of contemporary electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) practice.

This concise yet informed text provides medical practitioners with both the theoretical background and practical knowledge to guide them in the practice of by: Electroconvulsive therapy book. Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) remains a widely used treatment for severe mental illness -- and perhaps the most effective.

It behooves psychiatrists, then, whether in practice or still in training, to be skilled both in diagnosis and the techniques of the : $ Electroconvulsive Therapy in Children and Adolescents is a milestone publication that should be required reading for ECT practitioners and child and adolescent psychiatrists alike/5(2).

Book Description. Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) remains one of the most effective forms of neurostimulation for severe mental illness. Sound scientific research underpins contemporary practice challenging the complex history and stigma that surround this treatment.

This book presents a full picture of ECT, analyzing the treatment?s risks along with its benefits. ECT, it turns out, is neither a panacea nor a scourge but a serious option for treating life threatening and disabling mental diseases, like depression, Electroconvulsive therapy book disorder, and by:   Introduction.

In a patient under intravenous sedation or general anesthesia, electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) uses an electric current to create a generalized cerebral seizure.

Although it is primarily utilized to treat patients with severe depression, patients with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, catatonia, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, and bipolar disorder may also.

The book updates the original and second edition of Electroconvulsive Therapy: A Programmed Text, and provides readers with a scheduled approach to understanding the fundamental concepts of ECT while offering practical guidance for establishing and maintaining an ECT program.

Topics include the history of ECT, indications for use. In this third edition of his indispensable textbook on ECT, Dr.

Richard Abrams draws upon more than 30 years of clinical and research experience to provide a unique guide to the theory and practice of ECT that stresses both its medical physiology and its application to the high-risk patient/5.

I have read Richard Abrams' book, "Electroconvulsive Therapy," numerous times, and refer to it often. It is considered the bible of ECT, although the contradictions between the book and Abrams' other works are apparent.

It's also interesting to note the subtle references to the. I purchased and read this book because I believed that the employment of Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) raises ethical issues - particularly for elderly.

I received my clinical training at a time in which ECT was held in very low esteem. Ottosson and Fink certainly changed my mind regarding the ethics of by: The book updates the original and second edition of Electroconvulsive Therapy: A Programmed Text, and provides readers with a scheduled approach to understanding the fundamental concepts of ECT while offering practical guidance for establishing and maintaining an ECT program.

Advances in electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) have made it the standard mechanism of shock therapy. ECT has had unquestionable success with involutional melancholia and other depressive disorders, although it may be ineffective or only temporarily effective.

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) involves the electrical induction of a series of seizures as a treatment for mental disorders, most notably major depression. This chapter covers the history of ECT; indications for its use; risks; the evaluation of patients for ECT; ECT technique; and management of patients after completion of the ECT course.

This book by Shorter and Healy is a fascinating account of medical and social aspects related to the introduction of ECT in medicine. It is an essential reading for all training psychiatrists and ideally medical students as it illustrates the influence of social forces in medical research/5(9).

The findings of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) Task Force on ECT were published by the APA in as the first edition of The Practice of Electroconvulsive Therapy, inaugurating the development of ECT guidelines by groups both within the United States and internationally.

Since then, advances in the use of this technically. Despite these divergent books, it is important to avoid characterizing ECT as controversial. The Shorter-Healy and Dukakis books should dampen the controversy, because they characterize ECT as a safe, effective, and important treatment that psychiatry almost forgot.

With its emotion-laden accusations and name-calling, the Andre book will inflame by: 1. ELECTROCONVULSIVE THERAPY TODAY Irving M. Reti, M.B.B.S., is the director of the Electroconvulsive Therapy Service at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at The Johns Hopkins University School of Size: KB.

The Electroconvulsive Therapy Workbook integrates the history of ECT with major advances in practice, including ultrabrief ECT, in a hands-on workbook format. Novel forms of neurostimulation are reviewed, highlighting the future directions of practice in this exciting : Alan Weiss.

In this fully-revised fourth edition of what has long been the standard textbook for the field, Dr. Richard Abrams once again demonstrates his unique ability to analyze and present a wealth of 5/5(1).A comprehensive discussion of electroconvulsive therapy by a distinguished clinician-researcher, this fine work traces the technique's development from the 16th century to the present, and offers a 5/5(1).Electroconvulsive therapy was born.

InCerletti and his psychiatrist colleague Lucio Bini developed the first ECT device and treated their first human patient, a diagnosed schizophrenic with.