Definition of Shock treatment

1. Noun. Treatment of certain psychotic states by the administration of shocks that are followed by convulsions.

Medical Definition of Shock treatment

1. See: electroshock therapy. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shock Treatment

shock absorber
shock absorbers
shock antigen
shock diamond
shock index
shock jock
shock lung
shock mount
shock rock
shock sites
shock therapies
shock therapy
shock treatment (current term)
shock troop
shock troops
shock tube
shock wave
shock wave lithotripsy
shock waves
shocking dose
shocking pink

Literary usage of Shock treatment

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1. A Manual of Pharmacology and Its Applications to Therapeutics and Toxicology by Torald Hermann Sollmann (1922)
"Other treatment consists in the administration of oxygen, artificial respiration, and shock treatment. THE REACTION OF THE BODY (REMOTE EFFECTS OF ACIDS AND ..."

2. Official History of U. S. A. Base Hospital No. 31 of Youngstown, Ohio, and by Charles Hirsh Kaletzki (1919)
"Those cases which upon admission to the hospital were in need of shock treatment were immediately taken to this ward, where they received necessary ..."

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