Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) – Patient Information Leaflet

This leaflet will try to answer some of the questions you may have about Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT). It covers what ECT is and why it may have been recommended, what happens if you have ECT and possible side effects of ECT.

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