ECT & tardive dyskinesia

ArticleinJournal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology 3(2):106-9 · April 1990with18 Reads
Impact Factor: 2.24 · DOI: 10.1177/089198879000300209 · Source: PubMed


    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.