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ECT and tardive dyskinesia.

Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin, School of Medicine, Milwaukee.
Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology (Impact Factor: 3.53). 01/1990; 3(2):106-9. DOI: 10.1177/089198879000300209
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ABSTRACT Three cases of elderly depressed patients with symptoms of tardive dyskinesia (TD) subsequently treated with electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) are presented. These cases are discussed in relation to several cases reported in the literature of ECT and TD. The possibility of improvement in symptoms of TD in certain patients is discussed.

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