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Old 07-18-2012, 07:34 AM
 
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Used to know a guy with bi-polar who had over 30 shock treatments...none helped his condition. I have to wonder if that many could mess up one's brain.
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Old 07-18-2012, 08:50 AM
 
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Probably not any more that 30 cigarettes, or 30 shots of Jack Daniels.
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Old 07-19-2012, 07:49 PM
 
Location: Cartersville, GA
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But for now I guess that is all they have as a last resort for some cases. And hopefully this is used ONLY as a last resort.
It is. Most psychiatrists consider ECT to be an excellent alternative to suicide.
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Old 07-30-2012, 09:32 AM
 
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This is a last resort procedure. For most people, who need this treatment the benefits outweigh the costs.
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