alexa Effect of paroxetine on seizure length during electroconvulsive therapy.


Journal of Psychology & Psychotherapy

Author(s): Curran S

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Abstract This study reports the effect of paroxetine, a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, on seizure length during electroconvulsive therapy. Seven inpatients taking paroxetine were compared with 7 controls taking tricyclic antidepressants. The mean seizure length of the paroxetine group was approximately twice that of the control group.
This article was published in Acta Psychiatr Scand and referenced in Journal of Psychology & Psychotherapy

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