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Short- and long-term neurocognitive functioning after electroconvulsive therapy in depressed elderly: a prospective naturalistic study.

  • Verwijk E, Comijs HC, Kok RM, Spaans HP, Tielkes CE, Scherder EJ, Stek ML.

Verwijk E, Comijs HC, Kok RM, Spaans HP, Tielkes CE, Scherder EJ, Stek ML.

Jaar: 2013

Samenvatting:

It is generally assumed that the elderly patients are more vulnerable to cognitive side effects after electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) than younger depressed patients. The current study aims to evaluate the nature and extent of changes across multiple domains of neurocognitive functioning in a group of elderly depressed patients after ECT