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Is electroconvulsive therapy effective?

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Specializes in Pediatric Neurology

Electroshock therapy is considered as a last ditch treatment for severe depression. It is still available in special centers, but is highly regulated. When done properly, it can have remarkable benefit. If done poorly, is a major problem. Refer to one flew over the cuckoo's nest!

Answered Sep 28, 2016

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