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Re: ECT maintenance

Posted by alan on December 28, 1998, at 0:59:04

In reply to ECT maintenance, posted by Nancy on December 25, 1998, at 12:14:49

> How is ECT used in maintenance? Do I have to continue medication? How often does ECT have to be repeated?
> Nancy
"Maintenence...generally pharmocological. but...ECT...weekly, biweekly, or monthly...reported...effective relapse prevention. Indicatiion...rapid relapse..severity...psychotic...inability to tolerate medications." (Kaplan and Sadock) Now you know all I do. Continued good luck. alan




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