Treatments for depression including ECT and antidepressants increase brain connectivity in those with clinical depression.
Long term outcome data of patients with treatment-resistant depression found subcallosal cingulate deep brain stimulation (SCC DBS) was both effective at relieving symptoms and safe.
Low amplitude electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) lowers suicidal ideation in patients with major depressive disorder and bipolar depression, a new small randomized pilot study reveals. Within just three sessions, patients reported relief from suicidal thoughts.
A new study reports transcranial alternating current stimulation could help treat chronic back pain. Researchers report tACs enhances alpha oscillations in the somatosensory cortex, reducing pain significantly.
Researchers report both those who received voluntary and involuntary electroconvulsive therapy reported their symptoms were much improved following treatment.
For those with treatment resistant depression, a new study reports ECT may not only be the most effective treatment, but also the most cost effective.
A new paper looks at the controversial use of electroconvulsive therapy over the years to treat depression.