Harm Pieter Spaans

Summary

Affiliation: The Hague
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Efficacy of ultrabrief pulse electroconvulsive therapy for depression: a systematic review
    Harm Pieter Spaans
    Parnassia Psychiatric Institute, The Hague, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 150:720-6. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Short- and long-term neurocognitive functioning after electroconvulsive therapy in depressed elderly: a prospective naturalistic study
    Esmée Verwijk
    ECT Department, Clinical Center for the Elderly, Parnassia Psychiatric Institute, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Int Psychogeriatr 26:315-24. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Speed of remission in elderly patients with depression: electroconvulsive therapy v. medication
    Harm Pieter Spaans
    Harm Pieter Spaans, MD, Parnassia Psychiatric Institute, The Hague, The Netherlands Pascal Sienaert, MD, PhD, Filip Bouckaert, MD, University Psychiatric Centre Catholic University of Leuven, campus Kortenberg, Kortenberg, Belgium Julia F van den Berg, PhD, Esmée Verwijk, MSc, King H Kho, MD, PhD, Parnassia Psychiatric Institute, The Hague, The Netherlands Max L Stek, MD, PhD, VU University Medical Centre and GGZ inGeest, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Rob M Kok, MD, PhD, Parnassia Psychiatric Institute, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Br J Psychiatry 206:67-71. 2015
  4. doi request reprint Neurocognitive effects after brief pulse and ultrabrief pulse unilateral electroconvulsive therapy for major depression: a review
    Esmée Verwijk
    Parnassia Bavo Groep, The Hague, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 140:233-43. 2012

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. doi request reprint Efficacy of ultrabrief pulse electroconvulsive therapy for depression: a systematic review
    Harm Pieter Spaans
    Parnassia Psychiatric Institute, The Hague, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 150:720-6. 2013
    ..Ultrabrief pulse electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is increasingly used in daily practice when treating depression despite doubts about its efficacy compared to standard techniques...
  2. doi request reprint Short- and long-term neurocognitive functioning after electroconvulsive therapy in depressed elderly: a prospective naturalistic study
    Esmée Verwijk
    ECT Department, Clinical Center for the Elderly, Parnassia Psychiatric Institute, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Int Psychogeriatr 26:315-24. 2014
    ..The current study aims to evaluate the nature and extent of changes across multiple domains of neurocognitive functioning in a group of elderly depressed patients after ECT...
  3. doi request reprint Speed of remission in elderly patients with depression: electroconvulsive therapy v. medication
    Harm Pieter Spaans
    Harm Pieter Spaans, MD, Parnassia Psychiatric Institute, The Hague, The Netherlands Pascal Sienaert, MD, PhD, Filip Bouckaert, MD, University Psychiatric Centre Catholic University of Leuven, campus Kortenberg, Kortenberg, Belgium Julia F van den Berg, PhD, Esmée Verwijk, MSc, King H Kho, MD, PhD, Parnassia Psychiatric Institute, The Hague, The Netherlands Max L Stek, MD, PhD, VU University Medical Centre and GGZ inGeest, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Rob M Kok, MD, PhD, Parnassia Psychiatric Institute, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Br J Psychiatry 206:67-71. 2015
    ..Severe depression can be a life-threatening disorder, especially in elderly patients. A fast-acting treatment is crucial for this group. Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) may work faster than medication...
  4. doi request reprint Neurocognitive effects after brief pulse and ultrabrief pulse unilateral electroconvulsive therapy for major depression: a review
    Esmée Verwijk
    Parnassia Bavo Groep, The Hague, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 140:233-43. 2012
    ..However quantified data about the severity of the cognitive impairment after ultrabrief pulse and brief pulse ECT are limited, which makes it hard to judge its clinical relevance...