Electroconvulsive Therapy as an Effective Alternative in Parkinson’s Disease Associated Psychosis: A Case Report and Brief Review of the Literature

Sevda Sarikaya, Gokben Hizli Sayar, Eylem Ozten, Gul Eryilmaz


The psychotic symptoms related to Parkinson’s Disease (PD) are often resistant to antipsychotics, and management of psychotic features is one of the most critical issues in the treatment of PD. We reported a 42-year-old man with PD and medically intractable PD associated psychosis who was significantly benefitted from electroconvulsive therapy.

J Med Cases. 2014;5(2):89-91
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc1646w


Electroconvulsive therapy; Parkinson’s Disease; Psychosis

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