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In the last 20 years, an increasing number of articles have been published about effects of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) on memory. Here, we review autobiographical memory studies in particular because there have been conflicting reports about the extent and persistence of ECT effects and the period before treatment from which memories are most likely to be affected.

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Type

Journal article

Journal

J Ect

Publication Date

03/2008

Volume

24

Pages

10 - 17

Keywords

Amnesia, Electroconvulsive Therapy, Humans, Memory, Short-Term, Mental Recall, Psychiatric Status Rating Scales