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What are the benefits of electroconvulsive therapy?

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Dr. Lawrence Smith
Clinical Psychology
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In brief: Symptom relief

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) has improved significantly since its initial development in 1938.
It is considered safe and effective, according the the national institute of mental health. The procedure is not painful and patients do not feel any discomfort. The benefits: likely remission of severe depression or other symptoms, and reduced relapse with follow-up treatments.

In brief: Symptom relief

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) has improved significantly since its initial development in 1938.
It is considered safe and effective, according the the national institute of mental health. The procedure is not painful and patients do not feel any discomfort. The benefits: likely remission of severe depression or other symptoms, and reduced relapse with follow-up treatments.
Dr. Lawrence Smith
Dr. Lawrence Smith
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
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In brief: ECT

Good reference is WebMD.
com/depression/guide/electroconvulsive-therapy

In brief: ECT

Good reference is WebMD.
com/depression/guide/electroconvulsive-therapy
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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