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| Published: September 25, 2016

Evaluate the Effectiveness of ECT in Borderline Personality Disorder Resistant To Treatment

Mohammad hasan Baniasad

Assistant Professor at Islamic Azad University, Tehran Google Scholar More about the auther

, Zahra Zolfaghari

Assistant Professor at Islamic Azad University, Tehran Google Scholar More about the auther

, Hosein payandan

Psychometry, Shahid Doctor Lavassani Hospital, Tehran Google Scholar More about the auther

, Jaber Davoodi

M.A in Psychology of Family Therapy, Family Reaserch institute of Shahid Beheshsi University, Tehran, Iran Google Scholar More about the auther

, Seyedeh Samera Hoseini

Student of Ph.D in Psychology, Semnan University, Semnan, Iran Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.138/20160304

DOI: 10.25215/0304.138

ABSTRACT

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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Mohammad hasan Baniasad @ davoodi_jaber@yahoo.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.138/20160304

DOI: 10.25215/0304.138

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 4, July-September, 2016

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