Preface; Abbreviations; 1. Basic concepts of ECT; 2. Patient selection and preparation for ECT; 3. ECT technique; 4. ECT treatment course; 5. Common adverse effects; 6. The ECT service; 7. Special issues.
This book is the need-to-know guide to the practice of modern electroconvulsive therapy.
Charles H. Kellner, M.D. is the Chief of Electroconvulsive Therapy at New York Community Hospital in Brooklyn, New York. He is Editor Emeritus of the Journal of ECT, a past President of the International Society for ECT and Neurostimulation, and Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York.