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Journal of ECT:
Case Report

ECT for Major Depression and Mania with Advanced Dementia

Weintraub, Daniel M.D.; Lippmann, Steven B. M.D.

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Abstract

Two patients with advanced dementia and severe affective disorders were successfully treated with electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) without significant adverse effects. These reports illustrate that ECT can be effective for depression and mania even when complicated by moderate or severe dementia.

© 2001 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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