Tag: "electroconvulsive" at medical news
FDA Approved Nerve-Stimulation Therapy Now Available In New York
...sychotherapy, antidepressant medications, and even electroconvulsive
therapy. Nearly half of patients with an average of 25 years of major depressive disorder and multiple treatment trials realized some clinical benefit; one-third of patients had at least a 50 percent improvement in their depression; and one out of s...
Scientists Identify Gene Responsible For Depression
...t were treated with anti-depressant medications or electroconvulsive
therapy. To further test the connection, the researchers genetically engineered two strains of mice: one that produced more p11 than normal and another that produced no p11 at all. They found that mice that over express p11 were hyperactive and, i...
Antidepressant drugs best for treating Depression
...oderate to severe depression is antidepressant and electroconvulsive
therapy. // Though there are various reports findi...or treating depression is antidepressant drugs and electroconvulsive
Vagal Nerve Stimulation Works To Treat Severe Depression
...ents for depression, including pharmacotherapy and electroconvulsive
therapy (ECT),’ Dr. Conway said. ‘The biggest changes in the brain that we're noting occur between 12 and 24 months after patients began receiving vagal nerve stimulation. In psychiatry, we're used to seeing results after six to 12 weeks.’ Dr. Con...
Implanting Electrodes in the Brain Could Help Treat Severe Depression
... responded to other treatments, including drugs of electroconvulsive
therapy. All the patients reported that they sensed no sensations when the stimulator was turned on. They also reported that they felt no changes in their condition after the stimulator was turned on. Yet all of them almost instinctively began prep...