How does shock therapy for depression work?

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1639   4 years ago
samer176 | 9 subscribers
1639   4 years ago
With ECT, electrodes are placed on the patient's scalp and a finely controlled electric current is applied while the patient is under general anesthesia. The current causes a brief seizure in the brain. ECT is one of the fastest ways to relieve symptoms in severely depressed or suicidal patients.
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