ECT in a Patient with Conversion Disorder.

  title={ECT in a Patient with Conversion Disorder.},
  author={Ernest J. Giovanoli},
  journal={Convulsive therapy},
  volume={4 3},
A 61-year-old man with a severe conversion disorder with paralysis of his hand and consequent disuse atrophy was successfully treated with electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) when he was threatened with the loss of his hand. The experience of ECT in patients with conversion disorder is reviewed. 

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