The First ECT Devices.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The earliest electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) equipment was surprisingly advanced in its characteristics. Designed by some of the leading clinical scientists of the day in conjunction with creative engineering entrepreneurs, many devices contained features as advanced as are now in contemporary devices. A review of the development of ECT devices is of historical interest and it offers a fresh glimpse into technical issues that occupy recent interest.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Weiner, RD

Published Date

  • 1988

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 4 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 50 - 61

PubMed ID

  • 11940942

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0749-8055


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States