Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 December 2008

176 Pages

5 1/2 X 8 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195365740

Also Available As:


Bookseller Code (05)

Electroconvulsive Therapy

Second Edition

Max Fink MD

In this readable and informative book, Dr. Max Fink draws on over 50 years of clinical experience to demonstrate that electroconvulsive therapy is a safe, painless, and often life-saving treatment for numerous emotional and mental disorders as well as some movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease. The book tackles such questions as: For whom is electroshock effective? How is it administered? What are its risks? How long does the treatment take? Is it a cure? These questions are answered in an easy-to-read fashion, by a world leader in education and research.


Also of Interest

Related Categories

Medicine & Health > Psychiatry