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shock' ther"apy




(not in technical use) any of various therapies, as insulin shock therapy or electroconvulsive therapy, that induce convulsions or unconsciousness, used for symptomatic relief in certain mental disorders. Also called shock' treat"ment.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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