Lee Elizabeth Wachtel

Summary

Affiliation: Kennedy Krieger Institute
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint When is electroconvulsive therapy appropriate for children and adolescents?
    Lee E Wachtel
    Kennedy Krieger Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 707 North Broadway St, Baltimore, MD 21209, USA
    Med Hypotheses 76:395-9. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Autism plus psychosis: a 'one-two punch' risk for tragic violence?
    Lee E Wachtel
    Kennedy Krieger Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 707 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Hypotheses 81:404-9. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Stability of intellectual functioning during maintenance electroconvulsive therapy
    Lee E Wachtel
    Department of Psychiatry, Kennedy Krieger Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 707 North Broadway Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Pediatr Neurol 47:219-21. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Psychopharmacology and applied behavioral analysis: tandem treatment of severe problem behaviors in intellectual disability and a case series
    Lee E Wachtel
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Kennedy Krieger Institute, Neurobehavioral Unit, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 43:265-74. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Electroconvulsive therapy for psychotropic-refractory bipolar affective disorder and severe self-injury and aggression in an 11-year-old autistic boy
    Lee E Wachtel
    Kennedy Krieger Institute, 707 North Broadway St, Baltimore, MD 21209, USA
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 20:147-52. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Electroconvulsive therapy for pediatric malignant catatonia with cerebellar dysgenesis
    Lee E Wachtel
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Pediatr Neurol 43:427-30. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Electroconvulsive therapy for catatonia in a boy with hydrocephalus and an arachnoid cyst
    Lee E Wachtel
    Department of Psychiatry, Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Pediatr Neurol 43:73-5. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Brief report: Electroconvulsive therapy for malignant catatonia in an autistic adolescent
    Lee Elizabeth Wachtel
    Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Autism 14:349-58. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Maintenance electroconvulsive therapy in autistic catatonia: a case series review
    Lee E Wachtel
    Kennedy Krieger Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, United States
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 34:581-7. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Self-injury in autism as an alternate sign of catatonia: implications for electroconvulsive therapy
    Lee E Wachtel
    Kennedy Krieger Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 707 North Broadway St, Baltimore, MD 21209, USA
    Med Hypotheses 75:111-4. 2010

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. doi request reprint When is electroconvulsive therapy appropriate for children and adolescents?
    Lee E Wachtel
    Kennedy Krieger Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 707 North Broadway St, Baltimore, MD 21209, USA
    Med Hypotheses 76:395-9. 2011
    ..We argue that the use of ECT in children and adolescents is appropriate for specific clinical indications, and urge removal of impediments to ECT access in this population...
  2. doi request reprint Autism plus psychosis: a 'one-two punch' risk for tragic violence?
    Lee E Wachtel
    Kennedy Krieger Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 707 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Hypotheses 81:404-9. 2013
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  3. doi request reprint Stability of intellectual functioning during maintenance electroconvulsive therapy
    Lee E Wachtel
    Department of Psychiatry, Kennedy Krieger Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 707 North Broadway Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Pediatr Neurol 47:219-21. 2012
    ..This case offers further support for the safety and efficacy of maintenance electroconvulsive therapy in both pediatric and developmentally disabled populations...
  4. ncbi request reprint Psychopharmacology and applied behavioral analysis: tandem treatment of severe problem behaviors in intellectual disability and a case series
    Lee E Wachtel
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Kennedy Krieger Institute, Neurobehavioral Unit, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 43:265-74. 2006
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Electroconvulsive therapy for psychotropic-refractory bipolar affective disorder and severe self-injury and aggression in an 11-year-old autistic boy
    Lee E Wachtel
    Kennedy Krieger Institute, 707 North Broadway St, Baltimore, MD 21209, USA
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 20:147-52. 2011
    ..Maintenance electroconvulsive therapy and psychotropic interventions were then pursued...
  6. doi request reprint Electroconvulsive therapy for pediatric malignant catatonia with cerebellar dysgenesis
    Lee E Wachtel
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Pediatr Neurol 43:427-30. 2010
    ..The case supports the safe and efficacious usage of electroconvulsive therapy for catatonia in adolescents with cerebellar and other developmental disorders. The role of the cerebellum in catatonia is also reviewed...
  7. doi request reprint Electroconvulsive therapy for catatonia in a boy with hydrocephalus and an arachnoid cyst
    Lee E Wachtel
    Department of Psychiatry, Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Pediatr Neurol 43:73-5. 2010
    ..An extensive neurologic workup related to his preexisting conditions produced negative results, and a course of electroconvulsive therapy for acute catatonia was pursued, with outstanding improvement...
  8. doi request reprint Brief report: Electroconvulsive therapy for malignant catatonia in an autistic adolescent
    Lee Elizabeth Wachtel
    Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Autism 14:349-58. 2010
    ..Bilateral electroconvulsive therapy and lorazepam were required for resolution. The case expands the occurrence of catatonia in autism into its malignant variant...
  9. doi request reprint Maintenance electroconvulsive therapy in autistic catatonia: a case series review
    Lee E Wachtel
    Kennedy Krieger Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, United States
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 34:581-7. 2010
    ..The maintenance ECT courses of three patients with autism who developed catatonia are presented. Clinical, research, legal, and administrative implications for ECT treatment in this special population are discussed...
  10. doi request reprint Self-injury in autism as an alternate sign of catatonia: implications for electroconvulsive therapy
    Lee E Wachtel
    Kennedy Krieger Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 707 North Broadway St, Baltimore, MD 21209, USA
    Med Hypotheses 75:111-4. 2010
    ..Further studies of the utility of ECT as an accepted treatment for catatonia are warranted in the study of self-injury in autism...
  11. doi request reprint Electroconvulsive therapy in a man with autism experiencing severe depression, catatonia, and self-injury
    Lee Elizabeth Wachtel
    Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, MD 21209, USA
    J ECT 26:70-3. 2010
    ..After 3 years of failed psychotropic and behavioral interventions in inpatient settings, the patient demonstrated excellent remission of symptoms with bilateral electroconvulsive therapy...
  12. doi request reprint ECT for self-injury in an autistic boy
    Lee E Wachtel
    Kennedy Krieger Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 18:458-63. 2009
    ..These intractable cases may be responsive to electroconvulsive therapy...
  13. doi request reprint ECT for catatonia in an autistic girl
    Lee E Wachtel
    Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 165:329-33. 2008
  14. doi request reprint Stability of intraocular pressure after retinal reattachment surgery during electroconvulsive therapy for intractable self-injury in a 12-year-old autistic boy
    Lee Elizabeth Wachtel
    From the Kennedy Krieger Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
    J ECT 30:73-6. 2014
    ..There was no evidence of sustained intraocular pressure elevation or instability. This report supports the safety of ECT for repetitive self-injury in youth before and after emergent ophthalmologic surgery for trauma-related injury. ..
  15. doi request reprint The study of pediatric catatonia supports a home of its own for catatonia in DSM-5
    Dirk Dhossche
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39216, USA
    Med Hypotheses 75:558-60. 2010
    ..The creation of a separate diagnostic class for catatonia is the safest approach to ensure proper diagnosis and treatment of this syndrome in patients of all ages and the best approach to promote research...