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10 Jul 2017
Adjunctive vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) improves long-term outcomes compared with treatment as usual in patients with treatment-resistant depression, reports a recent study.
20 Feb 2018
Electroconvulsive therapy appears to be beneficial to patients with depression with psychotic features and to elderly people with depression, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Dr. Joseph Delano Fule Robles, 01 Jun 2018

In patients with treatment-resistant depression (TRD), electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) may be an effective and cost-effective treatment option and should be considered after failure of two or more lines of pharmacotherapy/psychotherapy, results of a recent study suggest.