Barriers to the use of electroconvulsive therapy in the elderly: a European survey

@article{Philpot2002BarriersTT,
  title={Barriers to the use of electroconvulsive therapy in the elderly: a European survey},
  author={M Philpot and Adrian Treloar and Niall Gormley and Lars Gustafson},
  journal={European Psychiatry},
  year={2002},
  volume={17},
  pages={41 - 45}
}

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