Is ECT a good alternative to treat depression?

I have been dealing with depression for 13 years and the whole therapy and medication route has been less than desirable. I gave up on therapy after 5 years and as far as medication goes I'll find something that works then it stops working and the cycle repeats and I am tired of it. St. Johns Wart was... show more I have been dealing with depression for 13 years and the whole therapy and medication route has been less than desirable. I gave up on therapy after 5 years and as far as medication goes I'll find something that works then it stops working and the cycle repeats and I am tired of it. St. Johns Wart was ineffective and I can't afford ketamine infusions.
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