Neuropsychological effects and attitudes in patients following electroconvulsive therapy

  title={Neuropsychological effects and attitudes in patients following electroconvulsive therapy},
  author={M. Feliu and Christopher L. Edwards and Shiv Sudhakar and Camela S McDougald and Renee Dunn Raynor and Stephanie Johnson and Goldie S. Byrd and Keith Whitfield and Charles R Jonassaint and Heather Romero and Lekisha Y. Edwards and Chante’ Wellington and LaBarron K Hill and James Sollers and Patrick E Logue},
  journal={Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment},
  pages={613 - 617}
The current study examined the effects of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) on neuropsychological test performance. Forty-six patients completed brief neuropsychological and psychological testing before and after receiving ECT for the treatment of recalcitrant and severe depression. Neuropsychological testing consisted of the Levin Selective Reminding Test (Levin) and Wechsler Memory Scale-Revised Edition (WMS-R). Self-report measures included the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI), the Short-Term… CONTINUE READING
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