Steroid-induced depressive psychosis responsive to electroconvulsive therapy

Bruce Sutor, Lloyd A. Wells, Teresa A. Rummans

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We report the case of a 15-year-old girl with acute lymphoblastic leukemia who developed a severe steroid-induced depression, which was rapidly responsive to ECT. This report adds to the growing body of literature supporting ECT as a safe and effective treatment of affective and psychotic disorders in children.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)104-107
Number of pages4
JournalConvulsive Therapy
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 10 1996

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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