New book on ECT!

Professor George Kirov, Clinical Professor, Division of Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neurosciences at Cardiff University,  self-published a book about ECT: “Shocked. Insider stories about electroconvulsive therapy”. In consists of stories about

EBMH Hangout – Current status of ECT for mood disorders

On June 16th 2017 , Andrea Cipriani, the Editor of Evidence-Based Mental Health, organised a hangout about ECT in mood disorders that was chaired by Michael Ostacher (Stanford University).  This was in

…the only thing that did any good was ECT

The Guardian, in a nicely written article, reports the reassuring story of a man with severe and treatment-resistant depression that was helped with ECT. ‘Doctors tried everything in an effort to

“Once Kyle’s treatment started, a whole new person emerged”, a mother of a boy with autism and self-injurious behavior says. “As time went on, he just kept on getting better