Application of electroconvulsive therapy in treatment of retinitis pigmentosa comorbid with major depressive disorder and panic disorder.

@article{Chang2011ApplicationOE,
  title={Application of electroconvulsive therapy in treatment of retinitis pigmentosa comorbid with major depressive disorder and panic disorder.},
  author={Ting-Gang Chang and Chieh-Hui Wang and N K Chiu and Wen-Yu Hsu},
  journal={The journal of ECT},
  year={2011},
  volume={27 4},
  pages={e57-8}
}
A substantial proportion of retinitis pigmentosa (RP) patients have depression/anxiety and a phobic pathology that may be related to changes in melatonin secretion. We discuss electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in a patient with RP comorbid with depression and panic disorder. A 51-year-old man was admitted because of major depression, panic disorder, and RP… CONTINUE READING