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electroshock therapy

  

      n      another name for       electroconvulsive therapy  
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electroconvulsive therapy  
      n     (Med)   the treatment of certain psychotic conditions by passing an electric current through the brain to induce coma or convulsions,   (Abbrev.)    ECT     (Also called)    electroshock therapy             See also       shock therapy  

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