Elektrokonvulsiv terapi er en effektiv behandling af akut mani

Mikael Groth Riis, Poul Bror Videbech

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Abstract

Mania in bipolar affective disorder can be a serious condition which is usually treated with antipsychotics and mood stabilizers. A systematic search was carried out to review the literature concerning the efficacy of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in the treatment of mania. All available studies showed a marked effect of ECT with response/remission rates between 56 and 100%. The randomized controlled trials which compared ECT to pharmacotherapy found that ECT was superior to treatment with psychotropic drugs.

Bidragets oversatte titelMarked effect of ECT in the treatment of mania
OriginalsprogDansk
TidsskriftUgeskrift for Laeger
Vol/bind177
Udgave nummer20
Sider (fra-til)2-6
Antal sider5
ISSN0041-5782
StatusUdgivet - 11 maj 2015

Emneord

  • Bipolar Disorder/therapy
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy
  • Humans
  • Treatment Outcome

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