Clinical Cognitive Neuroscience Center

Publication

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전기경련치료에 대한 사회적 낙인과 해소 방안
Journal
대한생물정신의학회지
Vol
27(2)
Page
37-41
Author
이준희, 김민아, 김세현, 이유상, 권준수
Year
2020

Abstract:

Modified electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) which started in 1950s is a safe and efficacious treatment for several mental disorders including mood disorders and psychotic disorders. However, its usage in present days is still limited by misconceptions and stigmata of ECT. This paper overviews the background from which the stigmata of ECT stemmed and the current status of stigmata surrounding ECT among the public and medical professionals. In addition, a few potential strategies for reducing stigmata of ECT are provided in this review