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ELECTRIC SHOCK THERAPY IN THE TREATMENT OF A DEPRESSED PARAPLEGIC
JOSEPH E. PISETSKY; FRANKLIN S. KLAF
Am J Psychiatry 1958;115:80-81.
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Chief, Physiological Therapy Section., The Psychiatric Service.

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A 25-year-old paraplegic with a severe depression and suicidal preoccupation completed a course of 15 electroshock treatments using anectine as a muscle relaxant. There were no complications during the course of the therapy. His depression improved and the suicidal preoccupation disappeared.

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