Quick recovery of orientation after magnetic seizure therapy for major depressive disorder

George Kirov, Klaus P Ebmeier, Allan I F Scott, Maria Atkins, Najeeb Khalid, Lucy Carrick, Andrew Stanfield, Ronan E O'Carroll, Mustafa M Husain, Sarah H Lisanby

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Abstract

Magnetic seizure therapy, in which seizures are elicited with a high-frequency magnetic field, is under development as a new treatment for major depressive disorder. Its use may be justified if it produces the antidepressant effects of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), coupled with limited cognitive side-effects.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)152-5
Number of pages4
JournalThe British Journal of Psychiatry
Volume193
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008

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