9 Videos on ECT, electroconvulsive therapy.


There are a lot of good videos on ECT.

1. A very nice introduction is the video by Sherwin Nuland, a surgeon and author, he talks about the development of electroshock therapy as a cure for severe, life-threatening depression. Midway through, his story turns personal. You can see his lecture on ECT here.

2. A patient who has ECT shares his views on this treatment on video (vlog). You can follow him during the course because he is giving regular updates of his experiences.
Before his first ECT

After the first treatment


Third Treatment

Day 9

After 14 days

His last video, a wrap up

3. This video shows the preparations before ECT

4. This video shows a patient both before and after ECT. There is also some footage of the treatment itself