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electroshock Line breaks: elec¦tro|shock
Pronunciation: /ɪˈlɛktrə(ʊ)ʃɒk/

Definition of electroshock in English:


Denoting or relating to medical treatment by means of electric shocks: electroshock therapy
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  • Electroshock therapy is used for treatment of depression and manic depression.
  • They used this technique successfully on dogs and in April 1938, they applied electroshock to their first human patient.
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