[Electroconvulsive therapy in therapy-resistant mania. A case study].


A 25-year-old woman was separated for 6 weeks on account of her suicidal and chaotic behaviour occurring within the framework of a first manic episode. Her response to medication (olanzapine 20 mg, clorazepate 50 mg and lithium (serum level 0.9 mmol/l)) was inadequate. After only one ect treatment her condition had improved to such an extent that she no… (More)


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