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Re: 22 years old and undergoing ECT

Posted by bipolarspectrum on December 30, 2003, at 12:44:10

In reply to Re: 22 years old and undergoing ECT, posted by almondjoy on December 30, 2003, at 9:38:04

I think we forget that people who have experienced substantial benefit from ECT and most likely not spending their free time on messages boards discussing it. Thus, psychobabble is a biased population. For me personally, I've tried over 22 psychoactive drugs and are unable to tolerate the side effects. I believe its a logical conclusion that ECT may provide a means around my med sensitivity. Anywayz, I've had 5 unilaterals and 4 bilaterals and still havent experienced any significant improvement. However, one of the ect administrating pdocs says that many people only respond to bilateral, and it takes 6-12 sessions. I'm just hoping that I'm part of this group.




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