Electroconvulsive Therapy

by Cathy Parkes September 03, 2020

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is used to treat severe depression that is unresponsive to drug therapy.  It is used in conjunction with drug therapy. It does not replace the need for medication!

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is used to treat severe depression that is unresponsive to drug therapy.

It is used in conjunction with drug therapy. It does not replace the need for medication!

Short-term memory loss is EXPECTED after electroconvulsive therapy.



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