Frequency of and rationales for the combined use of electroconvulsive therapy and antiepileptic drugs in Austria and the literature.

Our aim was to observe the frequency of combination therapy using antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) and electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in Austria and the literature, and to provide rationales and recommendations based on clinical and molecular properties. The responsible ECT leaders of eight Austrian departments were contacted for information about combination… (More)