Manic symptoms: an indication for bilateral ECT.


As a follow-up to pilot observations that six manic patients who failed to respond to unilateral electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) recovered rapidly when switched to bilateral treatment, a retrospective study was conducted. Twenty-five patients who responded after switchover from unilateral to bilateral ECT, 25 age- and sex-matched controls, and 25 concurrent… (More)


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@article{Small1985ManicSA, title={Manic symptoms: an indication for bilateral ECT.}, author={Joyce G. Small and Iver F. Small and Victor Milstein and Jeffrey J. Kellams and Marietta H. Klapper}, journal={Biological psychiatry}, year={1985}, volume={20 2}, pages={125-34} }