Tag Archives: ECT

Neurostimulation for Mood Disorders

Neurostimulation for Mood Disorders September 05, 2014 | US Psychiatric & Mental Health Congress 2014, Electroconvulsive Therapy, Mood Disorders, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation By Scott T. Aaronson, MD Q&A We have asked Dr Scott Aaronson to answer questions on neurostimulation as … Continue reading

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Under Surveillance

Under Surveillance Shock therapy: Cyberonics link to deaths and injuries by Sonya Colberg, Senior Investigative Reporter – 4/16/2014 1:28:01 PM Judy Bowling could easily complete the night shift at a New York medical clinic, drive the 20-mile commute back home, … Continue reading

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Stimulation Device Shows ‘Immediate’ Impact on Depression

Stimulation Device Shows ‘Immediate’ Impact on Depression Pauline Anderson July 31, 2014 Stimulation with a low-strength electromagnetic field device immediately improves mood in patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) and bipolar disorder (BPD), new research shows. Results from a randomized, … Continue reading

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Low field magnetic stimulation may offer immediate relief for patients with depression

  Low field magnetic stimulation may offer immediate relief for patients with depression By Tina Shah, Tech Times | July 23, 1:01 PM   Researchers at Harvard Medical School and Weill Cornell Medical College discovered that a single treatment of … Continue reading

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Worthwhile information and videos relating to ECT

ECT ECT (Electro Convulsive Therapy) is a treatment for severe episodes of major depression, mania, and some types of schizophrenia. It involves the use of a brief, controlled electrical current to produce a seizure within the brain. This seizure activity … Continue reading

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“What results can I expect?”

What an absolutely great question and topic for discussion. “What results can I expect?” (posted December 26, 2013) By the way and to Cyberonics website administrator you’ve listed a “dead link”. Try clicking on the link you’ve posted. I’d like … Continue reading

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Deep brain stimulation provides relief other treatments can’t

MYSTERIES OF THE MIND: DEPRESSION Deep brain stimulation provides relief other treatments can’t December 14, 2013 10:13 PM By Mark Roth / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette For Melanie, it was a matter of millimeters. That was the difference between feeling only slightly … Continue reading

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A History of Electroconvulsive Treatment in Mental Illness

Review – Shock TherapyA History of Electroconvulsive Treatment in Mental Illnessby Edward Shorter and David HealyRutgers University Press, 2012Review by Diana SoeiroNov 12th 2013 (Volume 17, Issue 46) Shock therapy: the book’s topic is a controversial one. Almost instinctively, the … Continue reading

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Favorable decision and document is forthcoming…

From: Joyce and Herbert Stein [mailto:fabrik@bellsouth.net] Sent: Monday, September 16, 2013 1:00 PM Subject: Favorable decision and document is forthcoming… To all of Joyce’s fellow implant patients, Jonathan Blum, Deputy Administrator and Director for the Center of Medicare at the … Continue reading

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They all desperately want the same wellness now!

From: Joyce and Herbert Stein [mailto:fabrik@bellsouth.net] Sent: Sunday, September 15, 2013 11:16 AM To: Jonathan Blum, Deputy Administrator Director – CMS; Madam Secretary Kathleen Sebelius – HHS Subject: They all desperately want the same wellness now! Dear Jonathan, It is roughly … Continue reading

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