The effects of ECT modifications on autobiographical and verbal memory.

  title={The effects of ECT modifications on autobiographical and verbal memory.},
  author={Walter F. Daniel and Herbert F. Crovitz and Richard D. Weiner and Howard J. Rogers},
  journal={Biological psychiatry},
  volume={17 8},
Electroconvulsive therapy ECT produces memory impairrbent which may be modified Valentine et at, 1968; Squire, 1977; Weiner, 1979 by a choice of stimulus electrode placement bilateral vs. unilateral nondominant or electrical stimulus wave form sinusoidal vs. brief-pulse. Regarding electrical stimulus wave form, it has been suggested that more amnesia may. follow sinu soidal than brief-pulse ECT because more total electrical energy is delivered by the former than the latter treatment modality… CONTINUE READING

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