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Convulsion Therapy in War Psychoneurotics

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  08 February 2018

Rankine Good*
Affiliation:
Carstairs Hospital

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This communication is a summary of convulsion therapy in a series of 40 cases admitted for psychoneuroses occurring in war-time. It comments on similarities and differences observed during treatment as compared with the convulsion treatment of psychotics, and discusses the psycho-dynamics of convulsion therapy. It is assumed that the reader is acquainted with the elements of convulsive treatment and the various phenomena which may result therefrom.

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Copyright © Royal College of Psychiatrists, 1941 

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Good, R. (1940), Journ. Ment. Sci., 86, 491.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Idem (1940), ibid., March, 86, 260.Google Scholar
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