TITLE

Continuation electroconvulsive therapy: preliminary guidelines and an illustrative case report

AUTHOR(S)
Scott, Allan I. F.; Weeks, David J.; McDonald, Claire F.; Scott, A I; Weeks, D J; McDonald, C F
PUB. DATE
December 1991
SOURCE
British Journal of Psychiatry;Dec91, Vol. 159, p867
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
25001776

 

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