• risks
  • The term "informed consent" refers to the consent given by a patient to proceed with a therapeutic approach after they have been fully informed of the benefits and risks associated with the therapy. (news-medical.net)
  • relapse
  • High rates of early relapse following electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) are typically reported in the literature. (nih.gov)
  • Despite continuation therapy, the risk of relapse within the first year following ECT is substantial, with the period of greatest risk being the first 6 months. (nih.gov)