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Electroconvulsive Therapy MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Electroconvulsive Therapy
Tree Number(s)
F04.570.200.583
F04.669.224.300
Unique ID
D004565
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004565
Annotation
a psychotherapy technique: do not confuse with ELECTROCONVULSIVE SHOCK, an experimental tool
Scope Note
Electrically induced CONVULSIONS primarily used in the treatment of severe AFFECTIVE DISORDERS and SCHIZOPHRENIA.
Entry Version
ELECTROCONVULSIVE THER
Entry Term(s)
Convulsive Therapy, Electric
ECT (Psychotherapy)
Electroshock Therapy
Shock Therapy, Electric
NLM Classification #
WM 412
Public MeSH Note
81; was SHOCK THERAPY, ELECTRIC 1963-80; ELECTROCONVULSIVE SHOCK was heading 1966-67
Online Note
use ELECTROCONVULSIVE THERAPY to search SHOCK THERAPY, ELECTRIC 1966-80 & ELECTROCONVULSIVE SHOCK 1966-67
History Note
81; was SHOCK THERAPY, ELECTRIC 1963-80; ELECTROCONVULSIVE SHOCK was heading 1966-67
Date Established
1981/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/29
Electroconvulsive Therapy Preferred
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