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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
609
62%
Bipolar Disorder
91
79%
Self-Injury
9
67%
Anxiety
7
86%
Schizophrenia
7
43%
Overall, 65% (762 Members) find Electroconvulsive therapy helpful
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Electroconvulsive therapy Reviews

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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
Working / Worked
Can't say that the experience was greate but it saved my life. Got shocked 12 times last year
Working / Worked
worked
Working / Worked
First round helped my depression. Second round made me manic.
Working / Worked
This seems to help my depression. My memory is off though.
Working / Worked
received fouteen uni side treatments. may have been a factor in lowering tinnitus
Working / Worked
a lot of memory loss
Working / Worked
oh this is one of the best things ever. i had it in the hospital four times but it wore off in a couple of months. insurance wont pay for it to mantain.
Working / Worked
worked good but very temperary. Had short term menory problems.
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