- ECT (Electroconvulsive Therapy) : - ECT (Electroconvulsive Therapy ) : ECT also know as Electroconvulsive therapy refers to a type of psychiatric therapy which involves the controlled introduction of electric currents to the brain for the purpose of inducing a convulsion which will alter the patient's brain chemistry. This treatment is primarily used in the management of depression , although it also has been utilized to treat patients with Schizophrenia and Mania .

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