Neuroscience

Researchers find ECT can rid the mind of selected memory

(Medical Xpress)—A team of researchers working in the Netherlands has found that partial selective memory deletion can be achieved using Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT). In their paper published in the journal Nature Neuroscience, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Not (just) a shock: ECT reduces suicides in depressed elders

Electroconvulsive therapy reduces deaths by suicide among older adults with depression in the months immediately following hospitalization, researchers report in the 10 September issue of the American Journal of Psychiatry. ...

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