Evaluation of convulsive and subconvulsive shock therapies utilizing a control group.

@article{Ulett1956EvaluationOC,
  title={Evaluation of convulsive and subconvulsive shock therapies utilizing a control group.},
  author={G. Ulett and K. Smith and G. Gleser},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={1956},
  volume={112 10},
  pages={
          795-802
        }
}
1. Convulsive photoshock is an effective treatment procedure. 2. The convulsive seizure, whether produced by electric or photo-chemical means, has therapeutic value in the treatment of affective psychosis. 3. Periods of induced paroxysmal brain wave activity alone ( subconvulsive treatment) without subsequent convulsion resulted in no improvement beyond that produced by the psychotherapeutic effect of routine hospital care. 4. The amount of postshock confusion is not related to recovery and… Expand
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