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Evidence supports use of electroconvulsive therapy to treat major depression

A University research group has released findings that electro-shock or electroconvulsive therapy can help sufferers of major depression by lifting their mood and improving quality of life. Other researchers have previously suggested that the therapy should be stopped because of concerns about effect on memory and quality of life.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by WXII12 The Associated Press

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About: Evidence supports use of electroconvulsive therapy to treat major depression

Date: 1 November 2004

Source: WXII12 The Associated Press

URL: http://www.wxii12.com/news/3878756/detail.html

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