Electroconvulsive therapy reduces suicide risk in those hospitalized with depression
10 days ago - By Healio
Treatment with electroconvulsive therapy significantly reduced the risk of death by suicide among those hospitalized with depression in the year following discharge, according to a study published in Lancet Psychiatry.
“Electroconvulsive therapy is considered one of the most effective treatments for depression. Evidence suggests that electroconvulsive therapy results in symptom remission in more than 60% of patients,” Tyler S. Kaster, PhD, of the Temerty Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto, and colleagues wrote.
Kaster and colleagues sought to examine the risk of death
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