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Improvement of methamphetamine-induced psychosis, retardation and craving after few sessions of ECT

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Ahmadi, J and Ekramzadeh, S and Pridmore, S, Improvement of methamphetamine-induced psychosis, retardation and craving after few sessions of ECT, Journal of Psychiatry, 17, (3) Article 1000114. ISSN 1090-1248 (2014) [Contribution to Refereed Journal]


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DOI: doi:10.4172/1994-8220.1000114

Abstract

Background: Methamphetamine abuse is now a significant problem in Iran.

Objective: To present usefulness of ECT in the improvement of methamphetamine induced psychosis, methamphetamine withdrawal retardation and methamphetamine withdrawal craving, in a single case.

Results/Conclusion: ECT can be beneficial in the treatment of these serious conditions.

Item Details

Item Type:Contribution to Refereed Journal
Research Division:Medical and Health Sciences
Research Group:Clinical Sciences
Research Field:Psychiatry (incl. Psychotherapy)
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Health and Support Services
Objective Field:Mental Health Services
Author:Pridmore, S (Professor Saxby Pridmore)
ID Code:98287
Year Published:2014
Deposited By:Medicine (Discipline)
Deposited On:2015-02-11
Last Modified:2015-10-02
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