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ECT in anxiety: an appraisal.
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PMID:  7149085     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Convulsive therapy is a specific therapy for patients with melancholia and catatonia, with a high success rate. There is little evidence, however, to encourage its use in patients with anxiety, or in the many subtypes of neuroses in which anxiety is prominent. Indeed, the principal contraindication to the use of convulsive therapy is the presence of anxiety, and patients with this syndrome should be shielded from this therapy.
M Fink
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of psychotherapy     Volume:  36     ISSN:  0002-9564     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Psychother     Publication Date:  1982 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-01-07     Completed Date:  1983-01-07     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0110672     Medline TA:  Am J Psychother     Country:  UNITED STATES    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  371-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Anxiety Disorders / diagnosis,  therapy*
Diagnosis, Differential
Electroconvulsive Therapy*
Neurotic Disorders / therapy

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