Home > Medical > Depression > Electroconvulsive therapy Electroconvulsive therapy All sections in Depression » About Depression » Antidepressants » Anxiety Disorders » Care » Depression in... » ECT » FAQs » Health Tips » Living with Depression » Medico-legal Aspects » Depression News » Post-natal Depression » Psychotherapy » Real-life Story » Suicide » Support Groups What is electroconvulsive therapy? If you have tried a number of treatments for depression without getting the results you need, your doctor may suggest electroconvulsive therapy. But how does it work? Electroconvulsive therapy effective? A large-scale review of previous studies suggests electroconvulsive therapy is an effective short-term treatment for depression. Talk Man Talk forum » Quiz Could you be bipolar? » Ask CyberShrink » Quiz Are you depressed? » Climate change hit list 10 salty food culprits load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life.