Electroconvulsive therapy in pregnant patients


Bulbul F. , Copoglu U. S. , Alpak G., Unal A., Demir B., Tastan M. F. , ...More

GENERAL HOSPITAL PSYCHIATRY, vol.35, no.6, pp.636-639, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2013.06.008
  • Title of Journal : GENERAL HOSPITAL PSYCHIATRY
  • Page Numbers: pp.636-639

Abstract

Objectives: In this study, the aim was to evaluate the clinical characteristics of patients that received electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) during pregnancy due to psychiatric disorders, evaluate the safety and efficacy of ECT in pregnant women, and evaluate the overall status of mothers and babies during the postpartum period.