electroshock therapy noun
: the treatment of mental disorder and especially depression by the application of electric current to the head of a usually anesthetized patient that induces unconsciousness and convulsive seizures in the brain —called also electroconvulsive therapy
First Known Use of ELECTROSHOCK THERAPY
electroshock therapy noun (Medical Dictionary)
Learn More About ELECTROSHOCK THERAPY
Seen & Heard
What made you want to look up electroshock therapy? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).