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Reduced Stimulus Dosage During ECT Lessens Memory Complaints

Reports of subjective memory problems were significantly reduced after new guidelines recommending a significantly lowered stimulus dose in electroconvulsive therapy were implemented, with no significant difference in effect on depressive symptoms, according to a study published in the Journal of Affective Disorders. This retrospective register-based intervention study evaluated changes in the risk of worsening subjective memory…

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