You can also call the appointment center to schedule, change or cancel an appointment or ask questions.
Beaumont is a leader in electroconvulsive therapy. ECT is used chiefly to treat severe depression, but may also be used to treat schizophrenia, mania or other illnesses. ECT may be recommended for patients who:
ECT treatments are done initially as an inpatient, with some follow-up on an outpatient basis. A full course treatment usually consists of six to 12 treatments. Please discuss with your psychiatrist if ECT is right for you.
If you or a family member would like a Beaumont doctor, visit Beaumont's Physician Referral and Information Services online or call 1-800-633-7377.