Electroconvulsive Therapy: The Causes Of Depression And Suicide

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Depression and suicide are major problems in the world today. Whether it is because we hear more about it or whether because of the stress people put on themselves, we hear about older people who do suicide pacts because of health problems or young people overdosing on drugs. Professionals have to deal with people every day in various stages of depression. We all have times when we have set-backs to deal with, but how much it affects our lives is what these chapters discuss. The video shows the use of electroconvulsive therapy to help a patient. We hear a lot of negative comments about this form of therapy. In the article by Scott O. Lilienfeld and Hal Ortoivitz that appeared in Scientific America, May 1, 2014, ”The Truth About Shock Therapy”,
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