Affiliation: New Jersey
- Continuation electroconvulsive therapy vs pharmacotherapy for relapse prevention in major depression: a multisite study from the Consortium for Research in Electroconvulsive Therapy (CORE)Charles H Kellner
Department of Psychiatry, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey New Jersey Medical School, 183 South Orange Avenue, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:1337-44. 2006..Although electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) has been shown to be extremely effective for the acute treatment of major depression, it has never been systematically assessed as a strategy for relapse prevention...
- The efficacy of ECT and "treatment resistance"Charles H Kellner
J ECT 18:1-2. 2002
- The efficacy of acute electroconvulsive therapy in atypical depressionMustafa M Husain
Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, TX 75390 8898, USA
J Clin Psychiatry 69:406-11. 2008..This study examined the characteristics and outcomes of patients with major depressive disorder (MDD), with or without atypical features, who were treated with acute bilateral electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)...
- Relief of expressed suicidal intent by ECT: a consortium for research in ECT studyCharles H Kellner
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey New Jersey Medical School, 183 South Orange Ave, F1436, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
Am J Psychiatry 162:977-82. 2005..The data are from the first phase of an ongoing, collaborative multicenter study, the overall aim of which was to compare continuation ECT with pharmacotherapy in the prevention of relapse after a successful course of ECT...
- Cognitive tolerability of electroconvulsive therapy in a patient with a history of traumatic brain injuryCelena Martino
Department of Psychiatry, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ 07101 1709, USA
J ECT 24:92-5. 2008..A detailed neuropsychological evaluation demonstrated the cognitive tolerability of the treatment. We review the literature on electroconvulsive therapy and brain injury...
- Continuation and maintenance electroconvulsive therapy for the treatment of depressive illness: a response to the National Institute for Clinical Excellence reportMelissa Frederikse
Department of Psychiatry, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey New Jersey Medical School, Newark, 07103, USA
J ECT 22:13-7. 2006....
- Bifrontal, bitemporal and right unilateral electrode placement in ECT: randomised trialCharles H Kellner
Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
Br J Psychiatry 196:226-34. 2010..Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is an effective treatment for major depression. Optimising efficacy and minimising cognitive impairment are goals of ongoing technical refinements...
- The successful use of electroconvulsive therapy in a patient with interferon-induced psychotic depressionMiriam Tanja Zincke
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
J ECT 23:291-2. 2007..We reviewed the literature of similar cases and discuss treatment options for interferon-induced depression and psychosis...
- Speed of response and remission in major depressive disorder with acute electroconvulsive therapy (ECT): a Consortium for Research in ECT (CORE) reportMustafa M Husain
Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
J Clin Psychiatry 65:485-91. 2004..We report the speed of response and remission rates in a cohort of depressed patients who received a course of acute-phase ECT in the initial phase of an ongoing multicenter randomized trial of continuation ECT versus pharmacotherapy...
- Successful use of electroconvulsive therapy in 2 cases of persistent sexual arousal syndrome and bipolar disorderSergio A Yero
Department of Psychiatry, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
J ECT 22:274-5. 2006..They have remained on maintenance ECT with good results. Although the etiology of PSAS is unknown and its relationship to bipolar disorder is unclear, the successful resolution of PSAS with ECT is of clinical and theoretical interest...
- Electroconvulsive therapy: a selected reviewRobert M Greenberg
Department of Psychiatry, St Mary Hospital, Bon Secours Health System of New Jersey, UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School, Behavioral Health Sciences Building, Rm F1436, 183 South Orange Ave, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:268-81. 2005....
- Transient visual loss after right unilateral ECTAmit P Kurani
Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey 07103, USA
J ECT 21:186-7. 2005..We discuss possible mechanisms for this adverse effect...
- Successful electroconvulsive therapy in a patient with intellectual disability and bipolar disorder, with catatonic features misdiagnosed as encephalopathyAdam Ligas
UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ 07101 1709, USA
J ECT 25:202-4. 2009..She was treated with ECT with dramatic improvement and resumption of her premorbid level of functioning. We discuss the relevant literature on the use of ECT in patients with intellectual disability...
- Data management and design issues in an unmasked randomized trial of electroconvulsive therapy for relapse prevention of severe depression: the consortium for research in electroconvulsive therapy trialKeith G Rasmussen
Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
J ECT 23:244-50. 2007..The purpose of this article is to describe the design characteristics and challenges of the trial and of our method of dealing with the lack of double-blind outcome assessment...
- Antidepressant medication treatment failure does not predict lower remission with ECT for major depressive disorder: a report from the consortium for research in electroconvulsive therapyKeith G Rasmussen
Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
J Clin Psychiatry 68:1701-6. 2007..To test whether antidepressant medication treatment failure predicts differential remission with electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in nonpsychotic unipolar depression...
- DSM melancholic features are unreliable predictors of ECT response: a CORE publicationMax Fink
Zucker Hillside Hospital, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health Systems, Glen Oaks, NY, USA
J ECT 23:139-46. 2007..To determine the relationship between baseline melancholic features with outcomes in patients with major depressive disorder referred for electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)...
- Comment on "Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation versus electroconvulsive therapy for major depression: preliminary results of a randomized trial"Charles H Kellner
Biol Psychiatry 52:1032-3; discussion 1033. 2002
- Patterns of psychotropic medication use among patients with severe depression referred for electroconvulsive therapy: data from the Consortium for Research on Electroconvulsive TherapyKeith G Rasmussen
Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
J ECT 22:116-23. 2006..Use of hypnotic agents and anticonvulsants was common. In conclusion, patients with severe depression referred for ECT with a unipolar depressive episode have high rates of psychotropic usage, much of which is inadequate...
- Effect of the first electroconvulsive therapy in a seriesCharles H Kellner
J ECT 23:208; author reply 209. 2007
- Outcome of electroconvulsive therapy by race in the Consortium for Research on Electroconvulsive Therapy multisite studyMark D Williams
Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
J ECT 24:117-21. 2008..The authors examine the differences in outcome between black and white patients receiving electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) as a part of the Consortium for Research on Electroconvulsive Therapy multisite study...
- Remission of major depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder after a single unilateral ECTStephanie G Thomas
J ECT 19:50-1. 2003
- Relationship between somatization and remission with ECTKeith G Rasmussen
Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
Psychiatry Res 129:293-5. 2004..In the less severely depressed group, high somatic anxiety and hypochondriasis predicted a low likelihood of sustained remission with ECT. In the more severely depressed group, these traits were not predictive of ECT outcome...
- To restimulate or not in dose titrationCharles H Kellner
J ECT 23:293-4. 2007
- Electroconvulsive therapy in a perfect worldCharles H Kellner
J ECT 23:63-4. 2007
- Belling the cat: ECT practice standards in the United StatesMax Fink
State University of New York at Stony Brook, Long Island, NY, USA
J ECT 23:3-5. 2007
- Continuation ECT vs Pharmacotherapy: Efficacy and SafetyCharles Kellner; Fiscal Year: 2003..When completed, this project will provide the first and definitive data on the role of C-ECT in the treatment of serious affective illness. ..
- COMPARING THREE ELECTRODE PLACEMENTS TO OPTIMIZE ECTCharles Kellner; Fiscal Year: 2005..The results of this study will promote more effective and safer treatment of the most severely ill depressed patients. ..