Continuation electroconvulsive therapy: preliminary guidelines and an illustrative case report

Scott, Allan I. F.; Weeks, David J.; McDonald, Claire F.; Scott, A I; Weeks, D J; McDonald, C F
December 1991
British Journal of Psychiatry;Dec91, Vol. 159, p867
Academic Journal
journal article
Despite renewed interest in ECT as a continuation treatment after an episode of depressive illness, few guidelines for its use are available. Meaningful research findings are few, although the potential benefits and risks of modern continuation ECT merit study. We suggest preliminary guidelines and provide an illustrative clinical example.


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