Author | W. Vaughn McCall, MD, MS

Articles

The Correlation Between Sleep Disturbance and Suicide

September 30, 2015

All psychiatrists know the risk factors for suicide. Among the newest modifiable risk factors to join the list are insomnia and nightmares.

Therapeutic Neurostimulation and Schizophrenia

December 30, 2014

The authors review the evidence for the use of ECT and other novel neurostimulation techniques in the treatment of schizophrenia.

Impact of ECT on Health-Related Quality of Life and Function in Patients With Depression

October 01, 2005

Health-related quality of life can provide a simultaneous and net assessment of the therapeutic and adverse affects of psychiatric treatments for depression. While the cognitive side effects of ECT might be thought of as a limiting factor in HRQOL gains, they have not been systematically studied until recently. Find out what quantitative assessment of HRQOL following ECT for major depressive disorder shows.