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Mechanism of Action of Electroconvulsive Therapy

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Mechanism of Action of Electroconvulsive Therapy

This is an observational neuroimaging study assessing the effects of ECT on the brains of patients with unipolar and bipolar depression.

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Procedure - Electroconvulsive Therapy

Electrical currents are passed through the brain to intentionally trigger a controlled seizure in order to produce a therapeutic change in neuro-chemistry and circuitry.

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Mechanism of Action of Electroconvulsive Therapy

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NCT04059952

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