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What is Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)?
American Psychiatric Association
This article provides a look at questions including does it work, what are the steps involved, and what are the risks and benefits. Additional resources are also provided.

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)
Mayo Clinic
This article provides an overview of ECT including what conditions it is used for, risks, how patients can prepare before their first treatment and what they can expect, the equipment used, and the results that may occur.