ECT


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ECT

abbr.
electroconvulsive therapy

ECT

abbreviation for
(Psychiatry) electroconvulsive therapy

ECT

electroconvulsive therapy.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ECT - the administration of a strong electric current that passes through the brain to induce convulsions and comaECT - the administration of a strong electric current that passes through the brain to induce convulsions and coma
electric healing, electrical healing, electrotherapy, galvanism - the therapeutic application of electricity to the body (as in the treatment of various forms of paralysis)
shock therapy, shock treatment - treatment of certain psychotic states by the administration of shocks that are followed by convulsions
Translations

ECT

[ˌiːsiːˈtiː] n abbr (=electroconvulsive therapy) → traitement m par électrochocs, électrochocs mplectopic pregnancy [ɛkˈtɒpɪk] ngrossesse f extra-utérine

ECT

abbr of electroconvulsive therapyElektroschock m, → Elektrokrampftherapie f

ECT

abbr electroconvulsive therapy. V. therapy.
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Their clinical experience and the literature supporting ECT for patients of Mr.
Fast-forward 16 years, and it's now standard practice at Menninger for patients to invite loved ones to ECT sessions.
Cognitive functions of patient were assessed by psychiatrist via mini mental state examination (MMSE) test before ECT and two weeks after ECT respectively.
Methods: In a naturalistic observation, patients diagnosed with unipolar depressive disorder or a depressive episode of bipolar disorder and who had achieved remission by ECT were followed up for at least one year.
sup][2] Clinical data have also demonstrated that ECT may be used as an augmentation strategy for treatment-resistant schizophrenia.
ECT has implemented a full suite of products and applications which will enable KCOM to offer cloud-based value-added services over next-generation switching technology as well as over the Internet via WebRTC.
ECT can remove up to 95% of metals common to coating manufacturing processes, such as copper, zinc and nickel.
If you want to talk from a purely medical, scientific perspective, ECT is a treatment modality.
Fianna Fail mental health spokesman Colm Keaveney said: "I am appalled that in this day and age, the number of patients forced to undergo ECT against their will is actually increasing.
Of the 20 district health boards (DHBs) in New Zealand, ECT was administered at 15 at the time this survey was conducted.
I am pleased to say that RTSoft will remain an indirect channel partner for our high-quality and innovative ECT solutions in the Russian market , says Rolf Schwirz, CEO of Kontron AG.
As such ECT and Euphoria sensations concerned some scattered reports suggesting association between them are available.