Globus Hystericus-A Somatic Symptom of Depression? The Role of Electroconvulsive Therapy and Antidepressants

@article{Cybulska1997GlobusHS,
  title={Globus Hystericus-A Somatic Symptom of Depression? The Role of Electroconvulsive Therapy and Antidepressants},
  author={E. Cybulska},
  journal={Psychosomatic Medicine},
  year={1997},
  volume={59},
  pages={67-69}
}
  • E. Cybulska
  • Published 1997
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychosomatic Medicine
Objective An association of "globus hystericus" with depressive illness has already been established. Successful treatment with antidepressants has been previously reported but this is the first report of globus symptom responding to electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) followed by long-term remission on maintenance dose with tricyclic antidepressant. Method A detailed retrospective study of an elderly patient's General Practice medical notes revealed 45-year history of recurrent globus symptom… Expand
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