A 23-year-old female asked:
Does electroconvulsive therapy just induce one shock or is it a continuous shock or multiple shocks?
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Psychiatry 31 years experience
1 ECT, 1 Shock: However, ECT is effective only as a course of treatment, i.e. A patient may get 6 or more ects (usually 3 days/week) before target symptoms have improved enough to stop the course.
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