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synonyms for shock therapy

  • ECT
  • EST
  • convulsive therapy
  • electroconvulsive therapy
  • electrotherapy
  • psychosurgery
  • shock treatment
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Like an electric shock, the well-known chords of the Tragala aroused his hearers—every one crowded round the singer.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
The violent shock dazed Malcolm for a second, but all might yet have been well were it not for an unavoidable accident.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
She was a woman of too much natural and acquired poise to remain askew under any shock.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
He feared to shock her by the sudden mention of the Senora's death; yet that would harm her less than continued anxiety.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Were he a young man, they could save him by cutting off his leg high up, but as it is he would not stand the shock.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
They huddled together until another shock threw them one upon another.
A LOST HEROELIZABETH STUART PHELPS WARD AND HERBERT D. WARD
I was afraid the idea would be something of a shock, but I was sure you would see the matter in my light.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
A mighty shock drowned the boy's words at this moment, and seemed to jeer at them.
A LOST HEROELIZABETH STUART PHELPS WARD AND HERBERT D. WARD
But before he reached it there was the shriek of a whistle, a violent shock, and he was hurled heavily into the opposite seat.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
He seemed to have entirely recovered from the shock of his fall and on his fine face was a look of deep content.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SHOCK THERAPY

  • ECT
  • convulsive therapy
  • electroconvulsive therapy
  • electroshock
  • electroshock therapy
  • shock therapy
  • shock treatment
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