HyperDic: shock_therapy

English > 1 sense of the expression shock therapy:
NOUNactshock therapy, shock treatmenttreatment of certain psychotic states by the administration of shocks that are followed by convulsions
English > shock therapy: 1 sense > noun 1, act
Meaningtreatment of certain psychotic states by the administration of shocks that are followed by convulsions.
Synonymshock treatment
Narrowerelectroconvulsive therapy, electroshock, electroshock therapy, ECTThe administration of a strong electric current that passes through the brain to induce convulsions and coma
insulin shock, insulin shock therapy, insulin shock treatmentThe administration of sufficient insulin to induce convulsions and coma
metrazol shock, metrazol shock therapy, metrazol shock treatmentThe administration of sufficient Metrazol to induce convulsions and coma
Broadertherapy(medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.)
Spanishtratamiento de shock
Catalantractament de xoc

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