Electroconvulsive therapy: What the internist needs to know

Author and Disclosure Information

ABSTRACTAlthough electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is widely used to treat a number of psychiatric disorders, many physicians are still unfamiliar with the procedure, its indications, and its contraindications. This article is an internist's guide to ECT, with particular focus on how commonly prescribed medications and medical conditions affect ECT.


Next Article:

Atypical antipsychotics: New drugs, new challenges

Related Articles