Electroconvulsive therapy changes key areas of the brain that play roles in memory and emotion

April 2, 2015
Katherine Narr, senior author of the study, says the findings could help doctors identify which patients would respond best to treatment.
Katherine Narr, senior author of the study, says the findings could help doctors identify which patients would respond best to treatment.
UCLA

A new study by Katherine Narr (Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior) reveals that electrconvulsive therapy provides changes in certain areas of the brain that play a role in how people feel, learn and respond to environmental factors. This work may help the Depression Grand Challenge reach its goals of finding new and novel ways to treat depression.

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