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ECT Discussion Forum (for professionals in ECT) - A new site hosted on
Yahoogroups. This is a proposed discussion forum for professionals working
with ECT. Medical (psychiatric/anaesthetic)/ Nursing /Recovery /OPD etc.
A biography of Ugo Cerletti the discoverer of ECT - Ugo Cerletti was
born in Conegliano, in the region of Veneto, Italy, on September 26th,
A British FAQ on ECT -
There are a range of
resources available for patients. This is one area where a standard
information sheet can be usefully amended to make it more locally relevent
for patients. Two generic sheets are shown.
All about ECT. -
Electroconvulsive Therapy has received some
bad press as a result of what the treatment used to be. Yet "ECT has a
higher success rate for severe depression than any other form of
This site has a British bias and provides an
introduction to the therapy as well as advice on ECT documentation,
ECT papers published in the medical literature, ECT on the internet and
repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation.
ect.org - Information about: electroconvulsive therapy, ect, est,
electroshock therapy. Does shock therapy cause memory loss and brain
damage or is it a safe treatment.
Electroconvulsive therapy - Disability Online, Victoria, Australia.
This article, like all health articles on the Disability Online, is
sourced from Better Health Channel and has passed through a rigorous and
exhaustive approval process.
association for mentally ill - India - Electroconvulsive Therapy - To
Shock Or Not To Shock?
Shocked! ECT -
Welcome to SHOCKED! ECT.
This site is a comprehensive collection of information about ECT,
electroconvulsive therapy (aka electroshock, shock therapy).
The History of Shock Therapy in Psychiatry
- A paper by Renato M. E. Sabbatini, Brain and
Mind Magazine, August/September 1997
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Thursday May 20, 2010