Usually, six initial treatment are recommenced over a period of 3-4 weeks. This may result in complete resolution of symptoms which is called remission. Some patients with severe or chronic depressive symptoms may require additional treatments.
Some patients benefit from ongoing maintenance treatment after initial six treatments; frequency is established on a case by case basis.
School: Emory University School of Medicine
Degree: Post-Graduate Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
School: Tbilisis Sakhelmtsipo Samedicino Universiteti
Degree: Medical Doctor
Emory University School of Medicine Post-graduate: Psychiatry 2000 – 2003