The effectiveness and safety of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT).

@article{Turek1977TheEA,
  title={The effectiveness and safety of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT).},
  author={Ibrahim Turek and Thomas E. Hanlon},
  journal={The Journal of nervous and mental disease},
  year={1977},
  volume={164 6},
  pages={419-31}
}
Over the past several decades, psychopharmacological treatments in psychiatry have been subjected to intensive methodological scrutiny in the continual assessment of their efficacy and safety. Although one of the most dramatic and controversial therapeutic approaches in psychiatry, electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) has not received the same concentrated, systematic attention. Through a comprehensive literature search, the present authors have attempted to provide answers relating to the efficacy… CONTINUE READING