ECT-induced status epilepticus and further ECT: a case report.


Journal Article

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.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Weiner, RD

Published Date

  • September 1, 1981

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 138 / 9

Start / End Page

  • 1237 - 1238

PubMed ID

  • 7270732

Pubmed Central ID

  • 7270732

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0002-953X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1176/ajp.138.9.1237


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States