Tori Rodriguez, MA, LPC, AHC

Tori Rodriguez, MA, LPC, AHC

Contributing Writer https://www.psychiatryadvisor.com/
Tori Rodriguez, MA, LPC, AHC, is an Atlanta-based journalist, licensed psychotherapist, and Ayurvedic health coach, creator of the body-positive wellness company Bettie Page Fitness, and author of 2 books – The Little Book of Bettie: Taking a Page from the Queen of Pinups and Bettie Page: The Lost Years. She holds a BS in psychology from Georgia State University and an MA in counseling psychology from the Georgia School of Professional Psychology. Tori has also managed a medical practice and was instrumental in developing Georgia’s multispecialty telemedicine program. Photograph courtesy of Brooklyn Brat Images.

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Updates on ECT for Schizophrenia

Electroconvulsive therapy was initially utilized as a treatment for schizophrenia. However, it has become more commonly used in treatment-resistant depression since the introduction of antipsychotics to treat schizophrenia. However, for patients with schizophrenia who are not responsive to these medications, ECT remains an essential treatment modality more than 80 years after it was first tested in a human patient.

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