ECT – Historical Context, Stigmas and Myths
There are many emotional stigmas as well as myths associated with the use of ECT. This session will look at some of these and clarify points of concern.Cover image republished with permission from https://www.flickr.com/photos/107733654@N04/14466087218 - Winwick Hospital, Electroconvulsive therapy, 1957
- Historical context of the use of ECT
- Stigmas and mythical concepts surrounding the use of ECT
- Ethical considerations
- The Mental Health Act
- Who can perform ECT?