BRIEF STIMULUS THERAPY (BST) By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 A form of electroconvulsive therapy where the current is less than what will produce a seizure. Also called brief stimulus technique. BRIEF STIMULUS THERAPY (BST): "The brief stimulus therapy lessens confusion and memory impairment than a prolonged session." Related Psychology Terms BRIEF STIMULUS THERAPY (BST) SHOCK THERAPY ELECTROTHERAPY SOMATIC THERAPY ATONIC SEIZURE ELECTROCONVULSIVE THERAPY (ECT) FORCED TREATMENT PSYCHIC SEIZURE FLOODING ANOMALOUS STIMULUS Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BRIEF STIMULUS THERAPY (BST)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/brief-stimulus-therapy-bst-2/ (accessed April 19, 2021).