About the authors

Allan Scott, BSc, MD, MPhil, FRCPsych, MBA

Dr Allan ScottConsultant Psychiatrist in General Adult Psychiatry and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Edinburgh.


Dr Scott's research interest in ECT began in 1985 and he has worked in an ECT clinic since 1991. He was the editor of the guidelines on ECT from the Royal College of Psychiatrists, The ECT Handbook.


Email: Fiona.J.Morrison@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk


Declaration of interests: None





Henna Vatts, MBBS, MRCPsych

Specialty Registrar in General Adult Psychiatry at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital.


Email: drhennavatts@hotmail.com


Declaration of interests: None

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