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Failure to convulse with electroconvulsive therapy. A case report.

Abstract:
A case is reported of a severely depressed patient in whom treatment with electroconvulsive therapy was abandoned because of repeated failure to induce a convulsion. Reasons for the failure to convulse and alternative treatment approaches are discussed.
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10.1192/bjp.152.1.134

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Journal:
The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science
Volume:
152
Issue:
1
Pages:
134-136
Publication date:
1988-01-05
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EISSN:
1472-1465
ISSN:
0007-1250
URN:
uuid:2dead221-45e5-4de0-bd8c-4ee721ff3593
Source identifiers:
175839
Local pid:
pubs:175839

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