[Electroshock therapy or ECT]
LIST OF RESOURCES IN THE INTERNET
Compiled by: Renato M.E. Sabbatini, PhD, Faculty of Medical Sciences and Center
for Biomedical Informatics, State University of Campinas, Brazil.
- Patient Information: Electroconvulsive
Therapy (ECT), American Psychiatry Association
- Electroconvulsive Therapy. Article
by John R. Lipsey, MD, Associate Professor, Psychiatry, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Stigma: Information concerning Electro-Convulsive
Therapy and depression.
Convulsive Therapy - An anaesthetic perspective
- Electroconvulsive Therapy - A general overview
- Electroshock Grohol's Mental Health
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill on ECT
About ECT - Med Help International
- ECT: Beneficial or Barbaric? -
Therapy. National Institutes of Health Consensus
Statement 51, USA.
- ECT On-Line. Priory Lodge
- Shock treatment
therapy.USA Today Health News: A series
by . Dennis Cauchon.
- Mental Health Network's Self Help Guide: Electroconvulsive
Therapy [Local copy]
- The John Hopkins University on ECT: The
progression of ECT from past to present.
Therapy: It's Back. by Sandra G. Boodman, Washington
Post, Sept. 24, 1996. [Local
- Shocked! 40,000
Volts of Fun
A site with strong anti-ECT position, maintained
by a former patient
- Shock Treatment:
As Damaging as Ever. In: The Reign of
Terror, by L.E. Coleman, 1984, p. 116 ff.. [Local copy]
You Should Know About Electroshock. by
the Committee for Truth in Psychiatry (CTIP), a
national organization of over 500 former electric shock patients. The objective is to provide truthful information
about it for future psychiatric patients. [Local copy]
- Fink, M. ECT Update.
Psychiatric Times April 1997. Reproduced in the site of the Alliance for the Mentally Ill. [Local copy]
- Electroconvulsive Therapy.
Canadian Medical Association Position Paper. [Local copy]
Last updated: February 17, 1997.
From: The History of Shock Therapy in Psychiatry
By: Renato M.E. Sabbatini, PhD
Source: Brain & Mind Magazine, August/September