Retrospective chart review of elderly patients receiving electroconvulsive therapy in a tertiary general hospital

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Mosam Phirke; Harshal Sathe; Nilesh Shah; Sushma Sonavane; Anup Bharati; Avinash DeSousa;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Journal of Geriatric Mental Health (issn: 2348-9995, eissn: 2395-3322)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4103/2348-9995.174277
  • Subject: Geriatrics | elderly | side effects | Psychiatry | RC435-571 | Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) | RC952-954.6
    mesheuropmc: behavioral disciplines and activities | mental disorders

Background: Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is the one of the oldest and effective treatments in psychiatry today. It has been used in a wide variety of psychiatric disorders in both young and old patients. Aims of the study: The present study is a retrospective ch... View more
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