ELECTROCONVULSIVE THERAPY (ECT)

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The controversial ytreatment that induces a seizure in a patient by passing an electric current through the templs.

ELECTROCONVULSIVE THERAPY (ECT): "Electroconvulsive therapy is not used as widely as it once was as the effects are still relatively unknown."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "ELECTROCONVULSIVE THERAPY (ECT)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/electroconvulsive-therapy-ect/ (accessed August 16, 2022).

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