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BMJ 2008; 336 doi: (Published 21 February 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;336:408

Italian psychiatrists call for greater access to electroconvulsive therapy: Doctors from medical schools throughout Italy have called on their government to provide more centres for electroconvulsive therapy to treat serious depression during this week’s national congress of the Italian Society of Psychiatry. They said that modern methods of applying the treatment have reduced the risk of side effects.

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