Affiliation: Long Island Jewish Medical Center
- The interaction of delirium and seizuresM Fink
Research Department, Hillside Hospital, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Glen Oaks, NY, USA
Semin Clin Neuropsychiatry 5:93-7. 2000..From our understanding of the mechanism of ECT in relieving intractable status epilepticus, we suggest a hypothesis for the beneficial interaction between delirium and ECT...
- Delirious maniaM Fink
Research Department of Long Island Jewish Hillside Hospital, The Albert Einstein College of Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook, NY, USA
Bipolar Disord 1:54-60. 1999..To define the characteristics of delirious mania...
- ECT has much to offer our patients: it should not be ignoredM Fink
Department of Psychiatry, SUNY at Stony Brook, New York, USA
World J Biol Psychiatry 2:1-8. 2001..To ignore ECT, an effective treatment, is to do a disservice to our patients, and to abrogate the Hippocratic Oath to which many practitioners subscribe...
- Electroconvulsive therapy is equally effective in unipolar and bipolar depressionS Bailine
Department of Psychiatry, The Zucker Hillside Hospital Northshore LIJ Health System, Glen Oaks, NY, USA
Acta Psychiatr Scand 121:431-6. 2010..To determine the relative efficacy of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in the treatment of bipolar (BP) and unipolar (UP) depressive illness and clarify its role in BP depression...
- Convulsive therapy: a review of the first 55 yearsM Fink
Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology, Long Island Jewish Hillside Medical Center, Glen Oaks, Long Island, NY 11004, USA
J Affect Disord 63:1-15. 2001..Experiments to sustain its benefits with medications and with continuation ECT are underway. Its mode of action remains a mystery and this puzzle is an unappreciated challenge. The full impact of this intervention is yet to be felt...
- ECT remission rates in psychotic versus nonpsychotic depressed patients: a report from COREG Petrides
Research Department, Hillside Hospital, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, Glen Oaks, New York 11004, USA
J ECT 17:244-53. 2001..To compare the relative efficacy of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in psychotic and nonpsychotic patients with unipolar major depression...