The Practice of Ect in India : Issues Relating Yo the Administration of Ect

@inproceedings{Agarwal1992ThePO,
  title={The Practice of Ect in India : Issues Relating Yo the Administration of Ect},
  author={A. K. Agarwal and Chittaranjan Andrade and M. Venkataswamy Reddy},
  booktitle={Indian journal of psychiatry},
  year={1992}
}
A questionnaire on ECT, tapping altitudes, opinions and usage, was mailed to all medical members of the Indian Psychiatric Society whose addresses were known; 263 (28.8%) responded. This paper, the first in a series that presents the results of the survey, provides demographic data on the respondents and covers issues relating to the administration of ECT. Specific issues discussed include the ECT personnel, location of the ECT facility, certain ECT prescription patterns, psychiatrist-patient… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-8 of 8 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 16 references

Electroconvulsive therapy in a rural teaching general hospital in India.

The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science • 1981
View 3 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Electroconvulsive therapy in Massachusetts: A task force report

F. H. Frankel
Massachusetts Journal of Mental Health, 3,3-29. • 1973
View 4 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

A survey of ECT in a general hospital psychiatry unit

J. E. Gassey, J. M. Rey
Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 24,385-390. • 1990

Evidence for less improvement in depicssion in patients taking benzadiazepines during unilateral ECT

H. M. PetUnati, S. M. Stephens, K. M. Willis, S. T. Robin
American Journal of Psychiatry, 147.1029-1035. • 1990

New technology in convulsive therapy: a challenge in training.

The American journal of psychiatry • 1987
View 2 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…