Treatment of resistant akathisia with ECT - A case report

N. Caspi, J. Levine

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Abstract

We present a case of neuroleptic induced akathisia resistant to traditional drug therapy which improved with electroconvulsive therapy. If confirmed in further cases, these findings call for well designed studies on the efficacy of this treatment, especially in nonresponders to traditional therapy or in a subgroup of patients suffering from akathisia and depression.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)175-178
Number of pages4
JournalIsrael Journal of Psychiatry and Related Sciences
Volume30
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1993
Externally publishedYes

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