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Dear Doctors Is ECT an affective way to treat major

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Dear DoctorsIs ECT an affective way to treat major depression
Submitted: 11 days ago.
Category: Mental Health
Expert:  Elliot Ruff replied 11 days ago.

Good evening, I am Dr Ruff, thank you for contacting us today

Expert:  Elliot Ruff replied 11 days ago.

Yes, generally it is for severe depression in those who have had exhausted medication option, significant suicide risk, or has worked for them in the past. It is used much less now due to the medication though.