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What is electroconvulsive therapy? How does it work?

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Dr. Osman Farooq
19 years experience in Pediatric Neurology
ECT: Electroconvulsive therapy is basically giving small electrical shocks to your brain. It is kind of like pushing a 'reset' button for your brain. Your doctor can tell you more about it in regards to if it will be beneficial to your condition
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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