Electroconvulsive Therapy

by Cathy Parkes August 20, 2021 Updated: April 07, 2022

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.

Short-term memory loss is EXPECTED after electroconvulsive therapy.

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

To learn more, check out our full article on electroconvulsive therapy!



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