TITLE

How ECT helps severely depressed

PUB. DATE
April 2012
SOURCE
Operating Theatre Journal;Apr2012, Issue 259, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the findings of a study conducted by researchers at the University of Aberdeen which examined the effectiveness of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in the treatment of severe depression in Scotland. It is inferred that ECT affects the communication of brain areas controlling mood, thinking and concentration. According to Ian Reid, a professor in psychiatry at the University of Aberdeen, mathematical analysis has been applied to investigate brain connectivity.
ACCESSION #
76172912

 

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