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Published by American Psychiatric Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

  • Electroconvulsive therapy

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Bernard Lerer, Richard D. Weiner, Robert H. Belmaker
    ContributionsLerer, Bernard, Weiner, Richard D., 1945-, Belmaker, Robert H
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 183 p.
    Number of Pages183
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16250842M
    ISBN 100880482370
    LC Control Number86003507

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Grab bargains for just Free delivery to the UK. 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 ECT book of ECT while offering practical guidance for establishing and maintaining an ECT program.

This book by Dr. Robert P. Morgan explores the history of ECT, as well as its re-emergence as a treatment of choice, based on the marketing of a new and improved ECT. Says Morgan: "The only depression it cures is the economic depression of psychiatry.". 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 step-by-step guide to the treatment sequence.

The author describes the general medical and cerebral physiology of ECT, the treatment of high-risk patients, memory and cognitive effects of unilateral 5/5(1). Shock is actually two books in one: it consists of Kitty Dukakis's experience with having ECT for her depression, and the other part, written by Larry Tye, is a history of ECT.

Tye also presents various theories as to how Unless you or someone you know is going to have or has had ECT, then this book probably wouldn't interest you/5. The fourth edition of this popular Handbook provides the latest guidance on prescribing and administering electroconvulsive therapy (ECT).

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Find the latest ECA Marcellus Trust I (ECT) stock quote, history, news and other vital information to help you with your stock trading and investing. After ECT •Most patients will be drowsy and feel “out of it” on the day of ECT •Some people may feel like napping but most will be able to see visitors and go to groups by evening of the day of ECT •Because patients are at risk of falling they are carefully monitored for unsteady gaitFile Size: KB.

InKitty Dukakis, wife of former Mass. Gov. Michael Dukakis who had struggled with depression for many years, wrote a book about her experience with ECT. In the book, Shock: The Healing Power of Electroconvulsive Therapy co-authored by journalist Larry Tye, she talks about her personal battle with depression and how ECT was a life-saving.

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Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), formerly known as electroshock therapy, is a psychiatric treatment in which seizures are electrically induced in patients to provide relief from mental disorders.

Typically, 70 to volts are applied externally to the patient's head resulting in approximately milliamperes of direct current passed through the brain, for milliseconds to 6 seconds ICDPCS: GZB. 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. 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.

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Minds can be. Kesey, though, would also have known about ECT’s power to relieve symptoms of mental illness, and one of the characters in the book attests to this. At that time, ECT was also used as a.

Usually I would be scheduled for ECT at so she would come back and take me upstairs where I would wait in a room with a few chairs and tv until it was time to go in.

Once in the room I would lie on my back on the bed while the anaesthetist put in the needle and then they would get me to turn on my side while they put the oxygen mask on and.

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on electroconvulsive therapy (ECT). Previous position papers were published in and Substantial new findings related to the use of ECT have resulted in the need to update the position of the CPA on ECT. The position paper was developed by the CPA’s Standing Committee on Professional Standards and Size: KB.

ECT is generally employed only after other therapies for depression, mania, bipolar disorder or schizophrenia have proven ineffective. The administration of anesthetics and muscle relaxants prior to ECT has greatly reduced the risk of injury during the procedure, which is typically administered six to eight times over a period of several weeks.

A must-have book, for all ECT services, psychiatric hospitals, community mental health clinics, and for patients and their families. About the Editors, J.W.G Tiller and R.W. Lyndon Professor JWG (John) Tiller is Professor of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne and Director of. ECT service is provided in the Neuromodulation Center at Lindner Center of HOPE.

ECT treatment appointments can be scheduled for Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. New patients will need to schedule a consultation prior to ECT treatment, by calling HOPE (). Financial Obligations. Financial Obligations.

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Since the development of pharmacoconvulsive therapy in and of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) inECT has proven far more valuable than just the intervention of last resort. In comparison with psychotropic medications, we now know that ECT can act more effectively and more rapidly, with substantial clinical improvement that is often seen after only a few treatments.

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Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) can be a safe and effective treatment for depression and other conditions that have not responded to alternative therapies. This MNT Knowledge Center explains. This book is lots of fun for teachers and students alike.

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A convulsion (seizure) is induced by the application of electrical current to the brain by using 2 electrodes. ECT is performed in a series of 10 to 12 treatments, two to three times a week for 4 to 6 weeks, depending on patient response.

Before therapy begins, perform a cognitive evaluation that includes assessment of orientation and memory preprocedure, using a tool such as the Mini-Mental ® State Examination.

4 Reassess the patient before every ECT. Book Review Brain Stimulation for Clinicians. Second Edition: Edmund S. Higgins and Mark S.

George Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association Publishing, $ ISBN: This is the sad history of ECT. The scary minority examples are far more enticing to publish than a balanced article about the risks and benefits associated with a life-saving treatment.

For over 50 years we clinicians have administered electroconvulsive therapy with little to guide us in deciding whether or not a particular induced seizure is an effective treatment. At first we thought that piloerection or pupillary dilatation predicted the efficacy of a seizure, but these signs were difficult to assess and were never subjected to controlled by: 6.How to Use this Book About the Authors.

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I had 5 ECT treatments and my depression is completely gone. I highly recommend ECT to anyone who is .