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Report of the Electro-Convulsive Therapy Review Committee

Ontario.

Report of the Electro-Convulsive Therapy Review Committee

by Ontario.

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Published by Available from the Ontario Govt. Bookstore .
Written in English


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FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages100
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8077404M
ISBN 100772910235
ISBN 109780772910233
OCLC/WorldCa16038756

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Background. Although electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is the most effective acute antidepressant intervention, sustained response rates are low. It has never been systematically assessed whether psychotherapy, continuation ECT, or antidepressant medication is the most efficacious intervention to maintain initial treatment chateau-du-bezy.com by: Electro Convulsive Therapy APA - Free ebook download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read book online for free. Task force report on Electro Convulsive Therapy by the American Psychiatric Assoc.


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Get this from a library. Report of the Electro-Convulsive Therapy Review Committee. [Charles J Clark; Ontario. Electro-Convulsive Therapy Review Committee.].

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. The ECT procedure was first conducted in and rapidly replaced less safe and effective forms of biological treatments in use at the chateau-du-bezy.com: GZB.

Many patients, survivors, relatives, professionals and others have serious concerns about the use of electro-convulsive therapy. While some survivors report it as helpful or lifesaving to them, many others see it as a damaging and threatening tool of psychiatric oppression.

The use of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in the. Apr 11,  · Aim – To review the literature on the efficacy of electroconvulsive therapy [ECT], with a particular focus on depression, its primary target group. Methods – PsycINFO, Medline, previous reviews and meta-analyses were searched in an attempt to identify all Cited by: Mar 01,  · Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) has been in use for over 50 years and remains one of the most effective treatments in psychiatry.

Effectiveness rates for ECT in depression range between 80% and 90%; no comparative study has shown any other intervention to be superior to chateau-du-bezy.com by: The Electroconvulsive Therapy Accreditation Service (ECTAS) was launched in May Its purpose is to assure and improve the quality of the administration of electroconvulsive therapy.

Many articles about electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) begin with a statement about ECT’s stature as the most effective treatment for serious depression 1; the statement is a reminder to the reader that, yes, ECT is still used and is still a part of mainstream psychiatry. Such a reminder is necessary because, for the most part, ECT remains in the shadows; most laypersons are surprised to find Cited by: 1.

Electroconvulsive therapy in psychiatric practice: A selective review of the evidence Article · Literature Review e Committee also stresses t hat ECT should not be. Dr John Read PhD on the ECT Review. Electro-convulsive therapy, or ECT, involves administering electricity to the brain to cause a seizure, in the hope of alleviating mental-health problems such as depression and schizophrenia.

Last week, the Ministry of Health released the final report of the ECT Review Committee, the culmination of. Electroconvulsive Therapy: ECT Minimum Standard of Practice in NSW • Report on the implementation and evaluation of ECT standards to the NSW Regular morbidity reports must be provided to the site ECT Committee.

ECT in children and adolescents. Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), also known as electroshock, is a controversial psychiatric treatment in which seizures are induced with electricity for therapeutic effect. Today, ECT is most often used as a treatment for severe major depression which has not responded to other treatment, and is also used in the treatment of mania, catatonia, schizophrenia and other disorders.

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a treatment for severe mental illness in which a brief application of electric stimulus is used to produce a generalized seizure. In the United States in the s and s, the treatment was often administered to the most severely disturbed patients residing in.

Publications are listed by year of publication. The Administration of Electro-convulsive Therapy in Approved Centres: Activity Report Publication Date: 23 February Report of the Committee of Inquiry to review care and treatment practices in St Michael's Unit, South Tipperary General Hospital, Clonmel and St Luke's Hospital.

SUMMARY. Aim – To review the literature on the efficacy of electroconvulsive therapy [ECT], with a particular focus on depression, its primary target group. Methods – PsycINFO, Medline, previous reviews and meta-analyses were searched in an attempt to identify all.

Electroconvulsive Therapy. Definition. Purpose. Precautions. Description. Preparation. Aftercare. Risks. Normal results. Abnormal results. Resources. Definition. Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a controversial procedure in which a patient is treated by using controlled, low-dose electric currents to induce a seizure.

Summary: Lucio Bini's papers, largely, consist of incoming handwritten and typed correspondence; blueprints and related documentation for electro-convulsive therapy (ECT) equipment. They also include product information for selling equipment, records related to international patents, research notes from early experiments on animals (dogs), and from tracking early patients undergoing.

The essay under the title "Address to Committee of Fifty" states that nationalism has been a powerful force throughout recent human history. Book Report/Review. Congressinal committee hearing simulation His attending doctor at the hospital subjected him to electro-convulsive therapy (ECT).

During the process of subjecting him to this. in the promoti on and use of electro­ convulsive therapy (ECT). a technique that originated in Italy in and that has been referred to variously as elec­ troshock treatment (EST), or simply shock treatment.

and (because the aim is (0 produce a grand mal sei zure) convul­ sive therapy. Nowadays ECT is gener­. A group of MPs is pushing for a wide ranging review of electro- convulsive shock therapy; a controversial treatment used on patients since the s.

In a report to Parliament yesterday, the health select committee urged the Government to commission a review of the therapy's safety and effectiveness. ELECTRO CONVULSIVE THERAPY POLICY_CL03_JANUARY _V4 ELECTRO CONVULSIVE THERAPY POLICY Next review date January Policy lead Dr Simon Adelman adhered to and must report any deficits to the Consultant Psychiatrist responsible for ECT or .December A comprehensive review by Professors John Read and Richard Bentall (now both at the University of Liverpool) of more than studies and reports concerning ECT concludes, “Given the strong evidence of persistent and, for some, permanent brain dysfunction and the evidence of a slight but significant increased risk of death.In our /19 report this is outlined on pages 31 to 33 of the annual report and accounts.

Our Annual Report and Financial Accounts, Summary Annual Review and Our Year Infographic for /19 have been published and can be viewed by clicking on the following links: Our Annual Report and Accounts / Our Summary Annual Review /