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Definition 1: treatment of certain psychotic states by the administration of shocks that are followed by convulsions - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for shock therapy in the sense of this definition

(shock therapy is a kind of ...) (medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.)

"the quarterback is undergoing treatment for a knee injury" "he tried every treatment the doctors suggested" "heat therapy gave the best relief"

(... is a kind of shock therapy ) the administration of a strong electric current that passes through the brain to induce convulsions and coma

(... is a kind of shock therapy ) the administration of sufficient insulin to induce convulsions and coma

(... is a kind of shock therapy ) the administration of sufficient Metrazol to induce convulsions and coma

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