Electroconvulsive Therapy in Adolescent with Complex Psychotic Episode: A Case Report
Received Date: May 22, 2019; Published Date: June 11, 2019
Despite caregivers’ negative views, electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is in adolescents could be effective in mood disorders, especially those with pharmacoresistance. Unilateral ECT may leads to better results than bilateral ECT in this indication. This clinical case shows the interest of using ECT in adolescents suffering from severe pathologies along with neuroleptic intolerance.
Keywords: Acute psychotic episode; Adolescence; Adverse effects to neuroleptics; Resistance; Electroconvulsive therapy