The Use of ECT in Bipolar Disorder

This webinar is an active discussion with Dr. Kristin Raj about ECT exploring the following:

  • What is it?
  • How does it work?
  • What does it treat?
  • Who is appropriate for this therapy?
  • What are the side effects?
  • What has changed about this treatment since its rap in the 1970s?
  • How do I access this treatment?

Dr. Raj specializes in the treatment of mood disorders with an expertise in neuromodulation and in the psychopharmacological management of bipolar disorder. She is chief of interventional psychiatry including transcranial magnetic stimulation and electroconvulsive therapy, co-chief of mood disorders and chief of the bipolar clinic. She is the director of education for interventional psychiatry where she manages resident education in ECT and TMS and development of didactics. She is also co-director of the neuroscience curriculum for the psychiatry residency where she has worked to assess and create a new series of interactive lectures. She currently serves on the Board of Directors and the Education Committee of the Clinical TMS society and the Board of Directors for the Foundation for the Advancement of Clinical TMS.

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