TITLE

Anterior bifrontal ECT: a clinical trial

AUTHOR(S)
Abrams, Richard; Taylor, Michael Alan; Abrams, R; Taylor, M A
PUB. DATE
May 1973
SOURCE
British Journal of Psychiatry;May73, Vol. 122 Issue 570, p587
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study that examines the effectiveness of anterior bifrontal electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) method administered to mentally ill patients. The study was conducted on 20 general psychiatric ward patients of Metropolitan Hospital Medical Center, New York, who completed 15 item depression rating scale and Wechsler Memory Scale. The study was able to prove that ECT is clinically effective and possesses therapeutic advantage for it was able to decrease the level of depression rating after fourth and eighth administration of treatment.
ACCESSION #
24757756

 

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