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Synonyms for electroconvulsive therapy
ɪˈlɛk troʊ kənˈvʌl sɪv, ɪˌlɛk-elec·tro·con·vul·sive ther·a·py
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A biomedical therapy for severely depressed patients in which a brief electric current is sent through the brain of an anesthetized patient, abbreviated ECT.
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electroconvulsive therapy, electroshock, electroshock therapy, ECTnoun
the administration of a strong electric current that passes through the brain to induce convulsions and coma
electroshock, electroshock therapy
Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD0.0 / 0 votes
ECT, electroconvulsive treatment, electroshock, electroshock therapy, shock therapy, shock treatment
Insulin coma therapy, shock therapy (in part)
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If you have what we refer to as a treatment-resistant depression, we may use things like TMS — transcranial magnetic stimulation — and we still use ECT, or electroconvulsive therapy. So there really is a large compendium of therapies available, the key is getting care. The vast majority of people will have their symptoms remit with proper treatment through psychotherapy and/or medication.
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