Depression

Electroconvulsive Therapy and Other Brain Stimulation Therapies

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1. When medication or psychotherapy are not effective treatments for depression, doctors sometimes recommend




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When medication or psychotherapy are not effective treatments for depression, doctors sometimes recommend electroconvulsive therapy, or ECT. Electroconvulsive therapy, or ECT, has improved quite a bit over the years and can provide relief for people with severe depression who have not gotten better or improved with other treatments.