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Electroconvulsive therapy reduces deaths by suicide among depressed elders

Electroconvulsive therapy reduces deaths by suicide among depressed elders

Women say California insurer makes it too hard to get drug for postpartum depression

Women say California insurer makes it too hard to get drug for postpartum depression

Electroconvulsive therapy may result in longer hospital stays and increased health care costs

Electroconvulsive therapy may result in longer hospital stays and increased health care costs

New survey highlights key role of ECT for treating severe depression, other conditions

New survey highlights key role of ECT for treating severe depression, other conditions

Personalized neuromodulation approach provides relief from severe depression symptoms

Personalized neuromodulation approach provides relief from severe depression symptoms

Researchers assess benefits of magnetic seizure therapy to treat depression in bipolar patients

Researchers assess benefits of magnetic seizure therapy to treat depression in bipolar patients

Electroconvulsive therapy can reduce suicide risk by 84% in bipolar patients

Electroconvulsive therapy can reduce suicide risk by 84% in bipolar patients

Botox injections can reduce depression, shows study

Botox injections can reduce depression, shows study

Nasal spray containing esketamine could provide an effective treatment for depression

Nasal spray containing esketamine could provide an effective treatment for depression

New form of magnetic brain stimulation relieves symptoms of severe depression

New form of magnetic brain stimulation relieves symptoms of severe depression

Study provides new insights into experience of women with rare neurological disorder

Study provides new insights into experience of women with rare neurological disorder

MU researchers describe Down syndrome-associated catatonia

MU researchers describe Down syndrome-associated catatonia

First device-based, non-drug therapy for treating ADHD in children

First device-based, non-drug therapy for treating ADHD in children

Long-term study data shows DBS is effective for patients with treatment-resistant depression

Long-term study data shows DBS is effective for patients with treatment-resistant depression

Electroconvulsive therapy appears to fight depression by 'rebooting' certain brain networks

Electroconvulsive therapy appears to fight depression by 'rebooting' certain brain networks

Researchers use nitrous oxide to unravel rapid function of antidepressant mechanisms

Researchers use nitrous oxide to unravel rapid function of antidepressant mechanisms

Changes in hippocampal structural connectivity differentiate responders of electroconvulsive therapy

Changes in hippocampal structural connectivity differentiate responders of electroconvulsive therapy

Researchers to study effects of electroconvulsive therapy on Alzheimer’s patients with aggression

Researchers to study effects of electroconvulsive therapy on Alzheimer’s patients with aggression

Targeting one brain region with alternating current could decrease symptoms of chronic pain

Targeting one brain region with alternating current could decrease symptoms of chronic pain

Ketamine's acute antidepressant effect requires opioid system activation, finds study

Ketamine's acute antidepressant effect requires opioid system activation, finds study