Electroconvulsive Therapy

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is rarely used in children and adolescents. The recent literature on the use of ECT to treat mood disorders in children and adolescents only consists of case reports and case series [115]. When used appropriately, this therapy is safe and can change the life of a treatment-resistant child or adolescent. In the USA, for a child or adolescent to receive ECT, two child and adolescent psychiatrists other than the treating psychiatrist should agree that treatment is indicated.

BiPolar Explained

BiPolar Explained

Bipolar is a condition that wreaks havoc on those that it affects. If you suffer from Bipolar, chances are that your family suffers right with you. No matter if you are that family member trying to learn to cope or you are the person that has been diagnosed, there is hope out there.

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