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Maintenance Electroconvulsive Therapy Combined With Long-Acting Risperidone in the Treatment of Resistant Bipolar Affective Disorder

Sengul, Cem MD; Kalkanc, Özgür MDı; Simsek, Deniz MD; Herken, Hasan MD

Journal of ECT:
doi: 10.1097/YCT.0b013e3181a2f84f
Case Report

Maintenance electroconvulsive therapy is used for refractory bipolar disorder. We present a middle-aged man with refractory bipolar disorder who was successfully treated with maintenance electroconvulsive therapy and long-acting risperidone.

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From the Department of Psychiatry, Pamukkale University School of Medicine, Denizli, Turkey.

Received for publication January 16, 2009; accepted February 26, 2009.

Reprints: Cem Sengul, MD, Doktorlar Caddesi No. 42, Denizli, Turkey (e-mail:

© 2009 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.