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In the treatment of schizophrenia traditional indications for ECT are catatonic stupor and severe depressive symptoms that accompany schizophrenia. Effect of ECT in most cases comes quickly, and this procedure gives impressive results in both these states. When other forms of ECT in schizophrenia is now rarely used, although, according to some, it gives a quick effect in acute (Taylor, Fleminger 1980).

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