SEAN Web Links


A growing collection of internet links that may be of use to professionals and public alike concentrating on ECT and Mental Health Issues.

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SEAN Note: Disclaimer

These internet links are provided for your interest and information. These sites and their contents are not the responsibility or necessarily reflect the views of SEAN. The sites will open in a seperate window which you just close to return to the SEAN site.

ECT Specific Sites

  • ECT On-Line - Part of the Psychiatry On-Line site
    A site produced by a consultant psychiatrist with plenty of useful information including an extensive list of internet links to sites specific for ECT, including pro- and anti ECT sites, references, and some information on audit and consent for professionals.
  • The Journal of ECT
    Information on the contents of the latest Journals of ECT and information on subscribing.
  • International Society for ECT and Neurostimulation (ISEN)
    The International Society for ECT and Neurostimulation(ISEN), established in 1976 and incorporated as a nonprofit, tax exempt corporation in 1993, is an international organization dedicated to promoting the safe, ethical, and effective use of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) through education and scientific research.
  • Mechanism
    An Abstract published online underlying the therapeutic effects of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) on depression by Ishihara K, Sasa M Department of Pharmacology, Hiroshima University School of Medicine, Japan. Jpn J Pharmacol 1999 Jul; 80(3):185-9.
  • USA National Mental Health Association
  • Family handout on ECT
  • Dr. Kramer's Web site
    Medical Director of Electroconvulsive Therapy (E.C.T.),
    Cedars-Sinai Medical Center,
    Los Angeles, USA
  • National Association of Lead Nurses in ECT
    National Association of Lead Nurses in ECT (NALNECT) was formed in 2003 to nationally  represent ECT nurses working in ECT departments within England, Wales and Northern Ireland. NALNECT is a non profit malikng organisation.

General Mental Health Sites

Support Group Sites

Substantial General Health Sites

  • Scottish Health on the Web
    Designed to be the principal area for sites on Scottish Health Issues to collect. This site adopts the same layout and navigation to aid in useability for surfers. This site is where you are most likely to find the web site of your local hospital.
  • HEBS
    Health Education Board Scotland, including a database of self help groups.
  • Patient UK

Medical Reference sites