The Most Appropriate Use of Electroconvulsive Therapy Is as a
The most appropriate use of electroconvulsive therapy is as a
A)preferred means of treatment for anxiety disorders, particularly PTSD.
B)preferred means of treatment for organic psychoses in which brain pathology exists.
C)last resort means of treatment for antisocial disorders.
D)last resort means of treatment for selected cases of depression that involves self- destructive or suicidal behavior.
_____ requires surgery but allows for electrical stimulation of targeted brain regions.
When implanted electrodes are used as part of electrical stimulation therapy, these implanted electrodes
A)will require surgery.
B)allow only targeted brain regions to be targeted.
C)can be used to treat disorders other than depression, such as obsessive-compulsive disorder.
D)are characterized by all of these.
In one study, depressed patients who had not benefited from drug therapy and ECT improved when a specific brain region was stimulated using