Use of ECT in the United States in 1975, 1980, and 1986.

  title={Use of ECT in the United States in 1975, 1980, and 1986.},
  author={John W Thompson and Richard D. Weiner and C. Patrick Myers},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  volume={151 11},
OBJECTIVE The objective was to analyze nationally representative data from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) to update trends in the use of ECT in the United States. METHOD The data are estimates from the NIMH Sample Survey Program for 1975, 1980, and 1986, which include representative samples of inpatients in psychiatric facilities in the United States. The authors' analyses use trend data from public general hospitals, private general hospitals, private psychiatric hospitals… CONTINUE READING
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