Electroconvulsive therapy in Denmark.

@article{Heshe1976ElectroconvulsiveTI,
  title={Electroconvulsive therapy in Denmark.},
  author={J{\o}rgen Heshe and Erhard Roeder},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={1976},
  volume={128},
  pages={
          241-5
        }
}
During the fiscal year 1 April 1972 to 31 March 1973, 22,210 ECT treatments in 3,438 series were given in Denmark (6-46 treatments per series). Indications for treatment were: endogenous depression, acute delirium, mania, hysterical psychosis, reactive depression and schizophrenia. Unilateral ECT was used in more than half of the departments concerned. Two treatments were given weekly. The types of apparatus and anaesthesia techniques used are described. One death, which had questionable… CONTINUE READING

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