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 therapy… (More)
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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… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
  • Journal of the American College of Cardiology
  • 2008
Denollet J. Shocks, personality, and anxiety in patients with an implantable defibrillator. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 2008;31… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
The short QT syndrome constitutes a new clinical entity that is associated with a high incidence of sudden cardiac death, syncope… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Magnetic seizure therapy (MST) is a novel means of performing convulsive therapy using rapidly alternating strong magnetic fields… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) can terminate some ventricular tachycardias (VTs) painlessly with… (More)
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1984
1984
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  • The American journal of psychiatry
  • 1984
Convulsive therapy for dementia praecox was first used by the Hungarian neuropsychiatrist Ladislas Meduna in January 1934. On the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
Five patients with recurrent bouts of supraventricular tachycardia proved resistant or became intolerant of both conventional and… (More)
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