Indian Journal of PsychiatryIndian Journal of Psychiatry
Home | About us | Current Issue | Archives | Ahead of Print | Submission | Instructions | Subscribe | Advertise | Contact | Login 
    Users online: 2762 Small font sizeDefault font sizeIncrease font size Print this article Email this article Bookmark this page
Search Again
 Back
 Table of Contents
 
 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Article Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert
 Add to My List
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed1478    
    Printed71    
    Emailed1    
    PDF Downloaded169    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal

 
CASE REPORT
Year : 2005  |  Volume : 47  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 173-174

Convulsions in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder


Central Institute of Psychiatry, Kanke, Ranchi 834006, India

Correspondence Address:
Soumya Basu
Latrobe Regional Hospital, Traralgon, Victoria, Australia

Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0019-5545.55945

Rights and Permissions

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and epilepsy tend to share a close association. However, the exact relationship between OCD symptoms and epileptic convulsions is not well known. A case of OCD who improved remarkably following drug-induced seizures is described, implicating a role for convulsion as an alternative therapeutic modality in OCD.



[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*

        

Print this article         Email this article