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Saturday, September 1, 2007

11 New Sites and Blog posts with information about Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)

In this last week 2 additional sites with trustworthy information about ECT were discovered.

Electroconvulsive Therapy Consensus Development Conference Statement. This information is presented by National Institutes of Health in conjunction with the National Institute of Mental Health on a Consensus Development Conference on Electroconvulsive Therapy on June 10-12, 1985.
A consensus panel representing psychiatry, psychology, neurology, psychopharmacology, epidemiology, law, and the general public considered the scientific evidence and agreed on answers to the important questions about this treatment.

More recent and up to date is information about Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) by Dr. Raymond Crowe, MD Professor of Psychiatry University of Iowa Department of Psychiatry Peer Review Status: Internally Peer Reviewed
First Published: March 2000
Last Revised: December 2004

Previous articles about Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) on this blog:

Predict Treatment Response with ECT

Patient sharing his experiences with ECT on YouTube

Cognitive side-effects of ECT in Adolescents

Myths and stigma's about ECT

Boook chapter about ECT in Neuropsychopharmacology

Brain perfusion and electroconvulsive therapy

Electroconvulsive therapy and pregnancy

NICE guidelines for ECT

Dutch Elderly afraid of ECT

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