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Dr Stewart has held executive leadership positions in public behavioral health systems in Michigan, New York, and Pennsylvania. Her career has spanned 3 decades in public sector administration.
This study had a sample size large enough to assess the effect of circadian disruption on mental health disorders, and was the first to objectively measure patterns of rest and activity (using accelerometers).
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) has been used for refractory psychiatric conditions in the United States since 1938. Despite this, few practitioners are comfortable recommending ECT for minors.
The primary outcomes assessed were the differences in clinically assessed depressive and manic symptoms, as well as the rate of depressive and manic episodes.
The average MADRS-10 scores decreased from baseline, and this decrease was maintained at the end of the study.
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