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Re: ECT response rate

Posted by Crotale on July 4, 2008, at 21:10:55

In reply to Re: ECT...I am scared to death linkadge, posted by Zeba on July 4, 2008, at 15:41:38

I think the 70-80% response rate is in regular depressed patients. My doc said he thinks it's closer to around 50% in med-refractory depression. Which is still pretty good if you think about it. (I don't know what the rate would be in psychotic depression, schizophrenia/catatonia, mania, etc.)

-Crotale


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