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Title Electroconvulsive therapy in children and adolescents / editors, Neera Ghaziuddin, Garry Walter
Published New York : Oxford University Press, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 290 pages) : illustrations
Contents The history of pediatric ECT / Edward Shorter -- The mechanism of action of ECT / Max Fink -- ECT and stigma / Andrew McDonald and Garry Walter -- Ethical and consent aspects / Michael Robertson, Joseph M. Rey and Garry Walter -- A practical guide to using ECT in minors / Neera Ghaziuddin, Elise Hodges, and Polly Gipson -- ECT in young people with comorbid medical and neurological disorders / Daniel F. Maixner -- Anesthesia / Daniel Gih, Emma Taylor, and Bernard Biermann -- Side-effects / Angèle Consoli, William de Carvalho, and David Cohen -- ECT for adolescent mood disorders / Neera Ghaziuddin -- ECT for schizophrenia spectrum disorders / Yuval Bloch, Daniel Stein and Garry Walter -- ECT for catatonia in autism / Dirk Dhossche and Lee Wachtel -- ECT for self-injurious behaviour / Lee Wachtel and Dirk Dhossche
Summary This pioneering book is the first book of its kind and offers guidance about the use of ECT in youth with up-to-date and concise information. The editors, Neera Ghaziuddin MD, MRCPsych (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA), and Garry Walter, MD, PhD (University of Sydney, Australia), have spearheaded the re-introduction of ECT as a safe and an effective treatment option for a subgroup of children and adolescents with severe psychiatric disorders. This book offers a review of the existing literature, firsthand experience of the authors who are regarded as experts in their respective field, a
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Electroconvulsive Therapy
Mental Disorders -- therapy
Nervous System Diseases -- therapy
Electroconvulsive therapy for children
Electroconvulsive therapy for teenagers
Electroconvulsive therapy for children.
Electroconvulsive therapy for teenagers.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Form Electronic book
Author Ghaziuddin, Neera
Walter, Garry
ISBN 019993875X