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Electroconvulsive Therapy


The University of Iowa has been a leading site for electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) since the pioneering clinical trials performed here in the 1940’s.  Today the University of Iowa has one of the highest volume ECT centers in the Midwest, with a team of psychiatrists and anesthesiologists with special expertise in this treatment modality. 

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