In a chart review of patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) attending a university clinic, ECT was prescribed for five subjects (1.2 ), only because of severe intervening manic (N=1) or depressive episodes (N=4). Although affective symptoms improved in four of the five patients, OCD symptoms remained unchanged (N=3) or transiently worsened (N=2).
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences|
|Publication status||Published - 2015|
Lins-Martins, N. M., Yucel, M., Tovar-Moll, F., Rodrigues, E. D. C., & Fontenelle, L. F. (2015). Electroconvulsive therapy in obsessive-compulsive disorder: a chart review and evaluation of its potential therapeutic effects. Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, 27(1), 65-68. https://doi.org/10.1176/appi.neuropsych.13080184