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noun as in electric shock therapy

noun as in electroconvulsive therapy

noun as in shock therapy

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One option for unresolved depression is electroconvulsive therapy (ECT).

At the extreme in this genre is ECT, or shock therapy, which induces seizures—and is typically used as a last resort.

Ullo was an electrician by trade so we went to Colchester to the "sparkmonqer" (hardware) and bought a lot of wire, bulbs, ect.

The usual confused clamour of tongues was rising from this group, and the sub; ect of debate was the eternal 'pice.'

The main advantage of ECT is that it acts much faster than any of the antidepressants.

ECT is administered after a patient has been sedated and given a general anesthetic.

This laundry is noted for its skillful work of neatness and ect.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ECT, such as: convulsive therapy, electroconvulsive therapy, electroshock, electroshock therapy, shock therapy, and shock treatment.

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