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Can ect give you back interest in things?

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Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry
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In brief: ECT

Yes its highly effective for treatment of depression and very safe, anhedonia and lack of pleasure is usually part of major depression, if its a part of dysthymia or personality trait ECT may not help.

In brief: ECT

Yes its highly effective for treatment of depression and very safe, anhedonia and lack of pleasure is usually part of major depression, if its a part of dysthymia or personality trait ECT may not help.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Dr. Ravi Chand
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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine

In brief: Resetting brain

Ect is a controlled therapy in which electrical shocks are introduced into both temples to "reset' the brain.
A brief seizure is induced to reset the brain. The hope is that the neurotransmitters in the brain will be released in the right ratios to "fix" depression. Loss of interest is one of the features of depression. It won't happen overnight but it might improve.

In brief: Resetting brain

Ect is a controlled therapy in which electrical shocks are introduced into both temples to "reset' the brain.
A brief seizure is induced to reset the brain. The hope is that the neurotransmitters in the brain will be released in the right ratios to "fix" depression. Loss of interest is one of the features of depression. It won't happen overnight but it might improve.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Dr. Ankush Bansal
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