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(also known as ECT)
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a controversial medical treatment involving the induction of a seizure in a patient by passing electricity through the brain. Patients with any of several conditions often show dramatic short-term improvement after the procedure. more at Wikipedia

Treatment Success Rate

Top 5 Communities
Condition Members Success
Depression
618
62%
Bipolar Disorder
92
79%
Self-Injury
9
67%
Anxiety
7
86%
Schizophrenia
7
43%
Overall, 65% (772 Members) find Electroconvulsive therapy helpful
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Electroconvulsive therapy Reviews

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had 12 years ago,,,couldnt tell you if it helped,,I was too drugged at the time,thanks to doctors
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whoo hoo...
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you guys are insane to have this done are you kidding me electrocuting your brain...WAHT!
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helped me come out of depression a couple of times but would have come out of it anyway if time was given
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works great, no real side effects
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i had it once and I thought it did wonders... but the new psychiatrist doesnt approve
Working / Worked
Its the end of the line but its the only thing that has ever worked for me in an acute stage. I've had over 30 treatments but havnt required any for three years. I would have this if I needed it but in saying that I also have memory problems that upset me from the treatment.
Working / Worked
Got me out of my lowest place. Lost a great deal of anterograde and retrograde memory
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Can't say that the experience was greate but it saved my life. Got shocked 12 times last year
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worked
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