Ictal electroencephalographic measures in electroconvulsive therapy practice

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Abstract

In this in-depth review, we examine the use of ictal EEG measures in ECT practice. We discuss the neuroscientific basis of the ictal EEG, before reviewing studies of variables affecting ictal EEG measures and of clinical applications of such measures. Existing research suggests that ictal EEG parameters can be appraised alongside clinical findings to help guide ECT administration. C
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)256 - 280
Number of pages25
JournalCurrent Psychiatry Reviews
Volume7
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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