Author(s): Weiner RD
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Abstract The author describes an occurrence of ECT-induced status epilepticus in a patient who was psychotically depressed and unresponsive to tricyclic and neuroleptic medication. After an extensive evaluation and further unsuccessful use of treatment alternatives the patient then received a course of specially modified ECT; he had no further sequelae and had a good clinical response.
This article was published in Am J Psychiatry
and referenced in Journal of Psychology & Psychotherapy