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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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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Journal:
British Journal of Psychiatry
Volume:
152
Issue:
JAN.
Pages:
134-136
Publication date:
1988-01-01
ISSN:
0007-1250
URN:
uuid:41ce548d-2db7-43f1-9934-c533fc472b3a
Source identifiers:
177701
Local pid:
pubs:177701
Language:
English

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