Original Publication Date: >26 June, 2015
Publication / Source: Pharmacogenomics
Authors: Hooman Mirzakhani, Martijn S van Noorden, Jesse Swen, Ala Nozari & Henk-Jan Guchelaar
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) has shown apparent efficacy in treatment of patients with depression and other mental illnesses who do not respond to psychotropic medications or need urgent control of their symptoms. Pharmacogenetics contributes to an individual’s sensitivity and response to a variety of drugs.