ECT AND METHAMPHETAMINE PSYCHOSIS

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Published: 2015-11-11

Page: 51-53


JAMSHID AHMADI *

Department of Psychiatry, Substance Abuse Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran

ALI SAHRAIAN

Department of Psychiatry, Substance Abuse Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran

SEYED ALI DASTGHEIB

Department of Psychiatry, Substance Abuse Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran

ARASH MANI

Department of Psychiatry, Substance Abuse Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran

ARASH MOWLA

Department of Psychiatry, Substance Abuse Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran

LAAYA AHMADZADEH

Department of Psychiatry, Substance Abuse Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

Background: Methamphetamine abuse is a growing problem in the world especially in Asian countries.

Objective: To depict the dramatic result of ECT in the therapy of methamphetamine psychosis, dependency and craving.

Results: ECT has a dramatic outcome in the management of methamphetamine-induced psychosis.

Conclusion: ECT can be practically employed in this serious condition which may represent a risk to life.

Keywords: Methamphetamine, psychosis, ECT


How to Cite

AHMADI, J., SAHRAIAN, A., DASTGHEIB, S. A., MANI, A., MOWLA, A., & AHMADZADEH, L. (2015). ECT AND METHAMPHETAMINE PSYCHOSIS. Journal of International Research in Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 7(1), 51–53. Retrieved from https://ikprress.org/index.php/JIRMEPS/article/view/1740

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