ERIC Number: EJ624449
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Electroconvulsive Therapy: A Primer for Mental Health Counselors.
Leinbaugh, Tracy C.
Journal of Mental Health Counseling, v23 n1 p36-47 Jan 2001
Electroconvulsive therapy is the treatment of choice for severe depressive episodes. Although little definitive research exists to explain its effectiveness, since its development in 1938 it has proven effective for the treatment of depression with psychotic features and suicidal ideation. Explains the procedure and discusses implications for the mental health counselor. (Contains 33 references.) (Author/GCP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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