0
Get Alert
Please Wait... Processing your request... Please Wait.
You must sign in to sign-up for alerts.

Please confirm that your email address is correct, so you can successfully receive this alert.

REGULAR ARTICLES   |    
ECT and Parkinson's disease revisited: a "naturalistic" study
Am J Psychiatry 1989;146:1451-1455.
text A A A
PDF of the full text article.
Abstract

In an open study, seven patients with Parkinson's disease received ECT for major depression. Both the motor dysfunction and the mood impairment of these patients improved following an average of seven ECT sessions. Significant improvement in motor function occurred after only two treatments. All aspects of Parkinson's disease improved significantly after ECT. Older patients showed greater improvement in motor function. The authors conclude that the therapeutic utility of ECT in depressed and nondepressed patients with Parkinson's disease should be further evaluated.

Abstract Teaser
Figures in this Article

Your Session has timed out. Please sign back in to continue.
Sign In Your Session has timed out. Please sign back in to continue.
Sign In to Access Full Content
 
Username
Password
Sign in via Athens (What is this?)
Athens is a service for single sign-on which enables access to all of an institution's subscriptions on- or off-site.
Not a subscriber?

Subscribe Now/Learn More

PsychiatryOnline subscription options offer access to the DSM-5 library, books, journals, CME, and patient resources. This all-in-one virtual library provides psychiatrists and mental health professionals with key resources for diagnosis, treatment, research, and professional development.

Need more help? PsychiatryOnline Customer Service may be reached by emailing PsychiatryOnline@psych.org or by calling 800-368-5777 (in the U.S.) or 703-907-7322 (outside the U.S.).

+

References

+
+

CME Activity

There is currently no quiz available for this resource. Please click here to go to the CME page to find another.
Submit a Comments
Please read the other comments before you post yours. Contributors must reveal any conflict of interest.
Comments are moderated and will appear on the site at the discertion of APA editorial staff.

* = Required Field
(if multiple authors, separate names by comma)
Example: John Doe



Web of Science® Times Cited: 102

Related Content
Articles
Books
APA Practice Guidelines > Chapter 0.  >
APA Practice Guidelines > Chapter 0.  >
APA Practice Guidelines > Chapter 7.  >
APA Practice Guidelines > Chapter 7.  >
APA Practice Guidelines > Chapter 7.  >
Topic Collections
Psychiatric News
Read more at Psychiatric News >>
APA Guidelines