COUNTERSHOCK

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a slight electric shock rendered to someone experiencing ECT for one minute following the convulsive shock. This process aims to alleviate some of the typical aftereffects.

COUNTERSHOCK: "The administration of counter shocks did seem to provide relief to the lab rats."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "COUNTERSHOCK," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/countershock/ (accessed December 2, 2022).

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