Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) - Useful information
NICE (National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence)
NICE writes guidance for the NHS and patients on clinical and surgical treatments. This guidance explains when and how these treatments should be used.
NICE has written a booklet on ECT for patients, carers, advocates and the general public. You can get this booklet here.
You can read the full NICE Guidance on the use of electroconvulsive therapy here.
They have written a separate booklet for using ECT to treat depression which you can get here.
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