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Ways of treating Mental Illnesses

There are many ways in which we can do to treat different types of mental illnesses. In this set of notes I will be talking about ECT and psychosurgery. 

ECT or ElectroConvulsive Shock Therapy is a biological treatment for mental illness that uses electric currents on the brain by placing electrodes on the side of the head. This causes loss of consciousness and a convulsive seizure. It is thought that the convulsions are the reason for


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