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Psychobiology of convulsive therapy.

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Published by V. H. Winston in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shock therapy -- Congresses.,
  • Shock therapy, Electric -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by Max Fink [and others]
    ContributionsFink, Max, 1923-, United States. National Institute of Mental Health. Depression Section., New York Medical College. Dept. of Psychiatry.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC484.9 .P79
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 312 p.
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5427191M
    ISBN 100470259019
    LC Control Number73021990

    He is now working on a book on Melancholia with Dr. Taylor, to be published by Cambridge University Press in ; and concurrently, on a History of Convulsive Therapy with the Toronto (Canada) Professor of History of Medicine, Edward Shorter and the Reader in Psychopharmacology David Healy of Wales UK. A comprehensive discussion of electroconvulsive therapy by a distinguished clinician-researcher, this fine work traces the technique's development from the 16th century to the present, and offers a step-by-step guide to the treatment sequence. The author describes the general medical and cerebral physiology of ECT, the treatment of high-risk patients, memory 5/5(1).

      In a patient under intravenous sedation or general anesthesia, electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) uses an electric current to create a generalized cerebral seizure. Although it is primarily utilized to treat patients with severe depression, patients with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, catatonia, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, and bipolar disorder may . Psychobiology provides a comprehensive, yet accessible introduction to the study of psychobiology and the key concepts, topics and research that are core to understanding the brain and the biological basis of our behaviour. Assuming no prior knowledge of biology, the text emphasises the interaction of psychobiology with other core areas of psychology and .

    PSYCHOBIOLOGY OF CONVULSIVE THERAPY. Levy R. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry, 01 Dec , 38(12): PMCID: PMC Review Free to read. Share this article Share with email Share with twitter Share with linkedin Share with facebook. Abstract. No abstract provided. Free full text Author: Levy R. ISEN is an international organization dedicated to promoting the safe, ethical and effective use of Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) and other brain stimulation therapies for the treatment of neuropsychiatric illness through education and research. more.


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Moore. Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (K), or click on a page image below to browse page by : Raymond Levy.

Abstract Convulsive therapy is a psychiatric treatment for patients with major affective disorders. The treatments seek to change mood, affect, and interpersonal behavior by altering brain functions by a series of grand mal seizures. A successful course requires from 8 to 12 treatments, spaced 48 to 72 hours apart.

Psychobiology provides a comprehensive, yet accessible introduction to the study of psychobiology and the key concepts, topics and research that are core to understanding the brain and the biological basis of our behaviour.

Assuming no prior knowledge of biology, the text emphasises the interaction of psychobiology with other core areas of Brand: Chris Chandler. About the Author Max Fink, M.D., is Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology Emeritus at the State University of New York at Stony Brook and Attending Psychiatrist at the Long Island Jewish-Hillside Hospital Medical Center.

He is the author of Convulsive Therapy: Theory and Practice, Psychobiology of Convulsive Therapy, and other by: Sorry, our data provider has not provided any external links therefor we are unable to provide a : Raymond Levy.

Abstract. The use of convulsive therapy (CT) has decreased in the last 10–20 years (Flåtten, ; Aperia et al., ; Clare, ; D’Elia and Fredriksen, ).This may be the result of several factors combined: increasing supply of psychotropic drugs, more rational use of such drugs due to increased knowledge of their dynamics and kinetics, increased use of prophylaxis.

The Practice of Electroconvulsive Therapy: Recommendations for Treatment, Training, and Privileging (A Task Force Report of the American Psychiatric Association)(Hardback) - Edition [American Psychiatric Association] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Practice of Electroconvulsive Therapy: Recommendations for Treatment, Training, and 5/5(1). Description Psychobiology provides a comprehensive, yet accessible introduction to the study of psychobiology and the key concepts, topics and research that are core to understanding the brain and the biological basis of our behaviour.

Electroshock therapy has long suffered from a controversial and bizarre public image, effectively removing it as a treatment option for many patients.

In Electroshock, Max Fink, M.D., draws on 45 years of clinical and research experience to argue that ECT is now a safe, painless, and sometimes life-saving treatment for emotional and mental disorders.

Metrazol convulsive shock therapy in affective psychoses: A follow up report of results obtained in 61 depressive and 9 manic cases. Am J Med Sci – Bennett, A. Psychobiology by Chris Chandler,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.3/5(3).

Inwith Drs. Seymour Kety and James McGaugh, he organized an NIMH sponsored conference on the biology of convulsive therapy which resulted in the volume Psychobiology of Convulsive Therapy ().

Inhe published the textbook Convulsive Therapy: Theory and Practice (Raven Press, pp.). Psychobiology of convulsive therapy. New York: Wiley.

Fink, M., Shaw, R., Gross, G. E., et al. Comparative study of chlorpromazine and insulin coma in therapy of by: 4. This essay follows my earlier surveys of the history of convulsive therapy.

My first report was published in the textbook Convulsive Therapy: Theory and Practice (). Meduna and the origins of convulsive therapy appeared on the 50th anniversary of its origin ().InI published Ladislas Meduna’s autobiography (Meduna, ) in the inaugural issue of the journal Convulsive Therapy Cited by: The Concept Map Generator is a program that allows users to create, save as PDFs to their desktop, and print concept maps.

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In this fully-revised fourth edition of what has long been the standard textbook for the field, Dr. Richard Abrams once again demonstrates his unique ability to analyze and present a wealth of new(and often technical) material in a lucid, compelling, and highly readable fashion.

Hundreds of new clinical studies called from the more than published since the third 5/5(1). Psychobiology of Stress: A Study of Coping Men aims to present the results of an extensive study of the dynamics of the stress response in a population of healthy adult males. The book also discusses the relationship between physiological and psychological stress responses.

The book is divided into four parts. Max Fink, M.D., is Professor of Psychiatry at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and attending psychiatrist the Long Island Jewish Hillside Hospital Medical Center.

He is the author of Convulsive Therapy: Theory and Practice, Psychobiology of Convulsive Therapy, and other books. show more/5(8). One notable exception is the clear demonstration that major depression with psychotic features requires treatment with a combination of both antidepressant and antipsychotic medications or electro-convulsive therapy.

Another exception is the superior efficacy of monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) in the treatment of depression with atypical Cited by:   About the Author Max Fink, M.D., is Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology Emeritus at the State University of New York at Stony Brook and Attending Psychiatrist at the Long Island Jewish-Hillside Hospital Medical Center.

He is the author of Convulsive Therapy: Theory and Practice, Psychobiology of Convulsive Therapy, and other : Oxford University Press.Prolactin response to electroconvulsive therapy (E.C.T.) was investigated in nine patients with endogenous depression.

Four patients undergoing minor gynæcological surgery who had had the same type of intravenous anæsthesia as the E.C.T. group were studied as controls. 15 minutes after E.C.T. there was a 10 to 50 fold increase in serum-prolactin in eight of the by: