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Need advice on ECT

My father is 70 year old with depression since 30 years and now he is not able to control. Should we go for ECT ? Which hospitals have this facility ?
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Dr. Chethan R S Bangalore | General Physician
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ECT is the best treatment for severe and refractory depression.
ECT works quickly, which is why it's often the treatment of choice for people with highly severe, psychotic, or suicidal depression.
Consult Psychiatrist for further advice...
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