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Re: ECT Could Be On The Way Out per FDA

Posted by Sailboat77 on February 4, 2011, at 16:39:22

In reply to Re: ECT Could Be On The Way Out per FDA Christ_empowered, posted by Phillipa on February 3, 2011, at 23:35:51

I had ECT myself 6 months ago and even though it didn't work, in fact it made me feel worse because of the side effects, I still think it should always remain an option. From what some people have said, it's a life saver and they depend on it in their constant battle with depression. I do agree though that testing for long-term repercussions is important.

Sometimes it's easy to dismiss certain medicines or treatments for depression because our own experience with them were unsuccessful or even negative. But what really matters in the end is if a treatment works for the individual. I think I just recently started to learn what this means.


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