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Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)

Information produced by Royal College of Psychiatrists. This leaflet is for anyone who wants to know more about ECT (Electro-convulsive therapy). It looks at how ECT works, why it is used, its effects and side-effects, and alternative treatments. Although a safe and effective treatment, ECT remains controversial and we have included some of the different views about it.

Everyday Triumphs – Small steps to a healthy heart for people with mental health problems

A guide for keeping a healthy heart for people with a mental health problem. People with a severe mental health condition have a greater risk of developing coronary heart disease than the general population. This booklet helps mental health service users take small steps towards a lifestyle that’s good for your heart and is full of useful facts, practical tips and advice.