Mania as a Side Effect of Electroconvulsive Therapy

Andrade, Chittaranjan ; Gangadhar, B. N. ; Swaminath, G. ; Channabasavanna, S. M. (1988) Mania as a Side Effect of Electroconvulsive Therapy Convulsive Therapy and The Journal of ECT, 4 (1). pp. 81-83. ISSN 1095-0680

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Thirty-two endogenous depressed patients (RDC) were treated with electroconvulsive therapy. Four patients (12.5%) developed a transient manic reaction; in two cases, this reaction occurred in mid-depression. Mania is not a generally recognized side effect of ECT; we detail the clinical characteristics, but fail to define clinical predictors of vulnerability.

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