We’re rewarding the question askers & reputations are being recalculated! Read more.

Questions tagged [electroconvulsive-ect]

The tag has no usage guidance.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
-1
votes
1answer
26 views

Why would ECT be done without anasthesia?

In the ending of Requiem For A Dream. The grandma gets ECT after using "Rainbow Pills" for weight loss. The most horrifiying part is. The whole procedure is done while She is awake. The original ...
6
votes
2answers
249 views

Do some psychiatrists/psychologists still treat severe depression with electric-shock-therapy (ECT)?

About 9 years ago, my cousin in California confided in me that she was still undergoing electric-shock-therapy for her severe depression. I was sure this form of treatment was on it's way out of the ...