Post-ECT dyskinesia

Israel Liberzon, J. R. DeQuardo, G. Sidell, C. Mazzara, R. Tandon

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Abstract

Three depressed individuals who developed a transient dyskinesia after right unilateral, nondominant electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) are described. The patients responded well to ECT in terms of their affective disorders, and were discharged free of permanent ECT-induced movement disorder symptoms. Risk factors and possible neurochemical changes underlying this phenomenon are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)40-44
Number of pages5
JournalConvulsive Therapy
Volume7
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1991

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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