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

Convulsions in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder


Soumya Basu, Subhash Chandra Gupta, S Haque Nizamie 
 Central Institute of Psychiatry, Kanke, Ranchi 834006, India

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Soumya Basu
Latrobe Regional Hospital, Traralgon, Victoria, Australia

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.


How to cite this article:
Basu S, Gupta SC, Nizamie S H. Convulsions in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder.Indian J Psychiatry 2005;47:173-174


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Basu S, Gupta SC, Nizamie S H. Convulsions in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder. Indian J Psychiatry [serial online] 2005 [cited 2021 Aug 3 ];47:173-174
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