According to the Aberdeen researcher’s Electroconvulsive therapy for the cruelly miserable works by turning down an overactive association among areas of the intellect. The University of Aberdeen team hopes the conclusion can assist treatment. In the opinion of researcher’s for the first time we can point to something that ECT does in the intelligence that makes sense in the framework of what we think is wrong in people who are depressed.
The theory has suggested a hyper connection among the areas of the brain involved in emotional processing and mood modify and the parts of the brain involved in thoughts and concentrating. The researchers now hope to prolong monitoring the patients to see if the depression and hyper connectivity proceeds.