Electroconvulsive treatment (ECT). In 5-6 pages, should answer one of the following questions, using at least SIX peer-reviewe-d sources. Non-peer-reviewe-d sources (including pop magazines like Psychology Today) are highly discourage-d. Be sure to use proper APA parenthetical citations and to include a bibliography (which doesn’t count against the page limit). Your essay should clearly answer the question.
Electroconvulsive treatment (ECT) looked to be disappearing from the toolkit of psychiatry in the 1960s and 1970s, only to experience a resurgence towards the end of the 20th century and early 21st century. How can we best explain this renewed use, especially with so many less controversial treatments available?
2. Recent decades have witnessed heated discussions over the utility of many treatments, such as ECT, SSRI medications, and psychoanalysis. It has been suggested that the debates over treatment within the world of mental healthcare are far more polarized and rancorous than equivalent debates in other medical specialties. Why has this been the case?
3. Over the past ten years, many major pharmaceutical companies have shut down their research and development teams dedicated to discovering new psychopharmaceuticals. Such a move was surprising for many people, given the profitability of mental health divisions. How can we explain this development?
4. In the last decade or so, it has become increasingly common for students in elementary and secondary school to be taught mindfulness in the classroom. Although this development was welcomed at first, some scholars have begun to question this widespread practice. How can we best explain the reluctance to see mindfulness programming expanded?
Your paper should include an introduction, a body, and a conclusion. Also, support your answers with the course’s readings and at least two scholarly journal articles. The article’s purpose is to support your positions, claims, and observations, in addition to your textbook.
ProQuest and EBSCOhost are great sites to find resources. Also, write in a concise and logical, using excellent grammar and style techniques. Additionally, the quality of your writing dictates grading criteria. On the other hand, if you use direct quotes from books or articles, place the words you copied (use parenthesis) and cite in-line.
The quotes should be complete sentences (no more, less) and should be incorporated in your essay to illustrate your ideas. Please, cite your sources in a clickable reference list at the end. Also, do not copy without providing proper attribution (quotation marks and in-line citations). Also, write an essay format, not in bullet form, numbering, or another list format. It would be best if you use your own words. Lastly, proofread your work and run it through Grammarly for thorough confirmation.