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Appeal to Board of Health to Ban ECT in Ontario

In January of 1984 seven members of the Ontario Coalition to Stop Electroshock, three psychiatrists, and a psychiatric social worker gave personal testimony. I...

Electroconvulsive Therapy …. What does Canada have to say?

Electroconvulsive Therapy, also known as ECT, shock therapy, and electroshock, is a psychiatric treatment that uses electricity to induce a seizure in the person...

New NICE Guidelines for ECT Are Dangerously Inadequate, Say 50 Patients and Professionals

While there has been little (if any) sign of interest in reviewing ECT practices and guidelines in Canada, a group in the UK has...