| Published: September 25, 2016
Evaluate the Effectiveness of ECT in Borderline Personality Disorder Resistant To Treatment
Aim: It’s different fields of borderline personality disorder and is associated with characteristics of turbulence and emotions of anxiety, anger, depression and risky behaviors such as self-injury and drug abuse. Hospitalization for ECT provides an opportunity to begin treatment, change of previous therapy or management of the crisis. Electroconvulsive therapy is the most effective psychiatric treatment that in this study investigated its effectiveness in patients with borderline personality disorder resistant to treatment. Method: The method of this study was Case Series which were selected by available sampling, samples of 10 patients with borderline personality disorder were resistant to treatment and were assessed by using of check list Frequency of behavior- researcher made-. Results: The finding yielded that criteria of sadness, anxiety and restlessness and feeling of absurdity, in evaluation was performed by families to examine the possible changes, after ECT therapy decreased compared to baseline. As well as after ECT therapy verbal and nonverbal expression of affection criterion represents an increase compared to baseline. Conclusions: According to the findings Electroconvulsive therapy can affect on mood symptoms associated in patients borderline.
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© 2016, H Baniasad, Z Zolfaghari, H Payandan, N Sadeghi, J Davoodi, S Hoseini
Received: July 14, 2016; Revision Received: August 15, 2016; Accepted: September 25, 2016
Published in Volume 03, Issue 4, July-September, 2016