Clinical Trial

Mechanism of Action of Electroconvulsive Therapy

Study Description

Mechanism of Action of Electroconvulsive Therapy

This is an observational neuroimaging study assessing the effects of ECT on the brains of patients with unipolar and bipolar depression.

Location

Locations Selected Location

Methods

No pharmaceutical medication involved No pharmaceutical medication involved
Patients and healthy individuals accepted Patients and healthy individuals accepted

Procedure - Electroconvulsive Therapy

Electrical currents are passed through the brain to intentionally trigger a controlled seizure in order to produce a therapeutic change in neuro-chemistry and circuitry.

Additional Information

Official Study Title

Mechanism of Action of Electroconvulsive Therapy

Clinical Trial ID

NCT04059952

ParticipAid ID

bqx0Ga