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Convulsive therapy

Known as: Therapy, Convulsive, therapy shock, Shock therapy 
Convulsions induced in order to treat MENTAL DISORDERS. It is used primarily in the treatment of severe affective disorders and SCHIZOPHRENIA.
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Background— Outcome data for patients receiving implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) and cardiac resynchronization… Expand
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Review
2009
Review
2009
Dysfunction of the serotonin 1A receptor (5-HT(1A)) may play a role in the genesis of major depressive disorder (MDD). Here we… Expand
Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Patients with type 2 diabetes have reduced gene expression of heat shock protein (HSP) 72, which correlates with reduced insulin… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The significant proportion of depressed patients that are resistant to monoaminergic drug therapy and the slow onset of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Background— The factors that determine the risk for sudden death or implantable cardioverter defibrillator therapy in patients… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Background—Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) can terminate some ventricular tachycardias (VTs) painlessly with… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Americans want to be humane toward the mentally ill, yet we have always been divided about what is best for them and for society… Expand
Review
1991
Review
1991
  • R. Wyatt
  • Schizophrenia bulletin
  • 1991
  • Corpus ID: 6518049
To determine if neuroleptic treatment changes the natural course of schizophrenia, 22 studies were reviewed in which relatively… Expand
Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
Five patients with recurrent bouts of supraventricular tachycardia proved resistant or became intolerant of both conventional and… Expand
Review
1965
Review
1965
Introduction LITTLE IS known about the possible etiological biochemical factors relating to depressive reactions. Clinical… Expand