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  1. Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) uses an electric current to treat depression and some other mental illnesses. ... Hermida AP, Glass OM, Shafi H, McDonald WM. Electroconvulsive therapy in depression: current practice and future direction. ...
  2. Brain Stimulation Therapies From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Mental Health)  
    ... or implants to treat depression and other disorders. Electroconvulsive therapy is the most researched stimulation therapy and ...
  3. Older Adults and Depression From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Mental Health)  
    Depression is not a normal part of aging. This brochure describes the signs, symptoms, and treatment options for depression in older adults. ... National Institute ...
  4. What Is Psychiatry? Video (American Psychiatric Association)  
    ... medications, psychosocial interventions and other treatments (such as electroconvulsive therapy or ECT), depending on the needs of ... with psychotherapy. Other treatments are also sometimes used. Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), a medical treatment that involves applying ...
  5. Depression and Alzheimer's Disease (American Academy of Family Physicians)  
    American Academy of Family Physicians ... Depression/Specifics ... Depression ... Alzheimer's Disease/Related Issues ... Alzheimer's Disease
  6. Vagus Nerve Stimulation (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)  
    Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research ... Seizures/Treatments and Therapies ... Seizures
  7. Bipolar Disorder (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... help with bipolar disorder. Other treatment options include Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), a brain stimulation procedure that can ...
  8. ... Blood tests are often needed, too. OTHER TREATMENTS Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) may be used to treat the ...
  9. Types of Bipolar Disorder From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Mental Health)  
    Explore information on bipolar disorder, including signs and symptoms, treatment, current research, and clinical trials. ... National Institute of Mental Health
  10. Depression (National Library of Medicine)  
    Depression is a serious medical illness. It's more than just a feeling of being sad or "blue" for a few days. If you are one of the more than 19 million teens and ...
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