The procedure shown below is used in all of the following illnesses except:
A. Catatonic SZ
B. Treatment-resistant major depressive disorder
C. Severe Mania
D. Dissociative Disorder
Ans:D. Dissociative Disorder.
Electroconvulsive therapy is shown in the image.
- It is used with informed consent in treatment-resistant major depressive disorder, treatment-resistant catatonia, or prolonged or severe mania, and in conditions where “there is a need for rapid, definitive response because of the severity of a psychiatric or medical condition (e.g., when illness is characterized by stupor, marked psycho-motor retardation, depressive delusions or hallucinations, or life-threatening physical exhaustion associated with mania)