SHOCK PROBATION By N., Sam M.S. - 4 the term applied to a jail sentence that id designed to shock a young person into doing the right thing and give up a life of crime. Also called shock sentencing. SHOCK PROBATION: "Joe was on shock probation as a teenager and never committed another crime in his life." Related Psychology Terms A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide AVOIDANCE LEARNING ANTISOCIAL REACTION ADOLESCENCE (Theories) SENTENCE COMPLETION METHOD LEGAL PSYCHIATRY (Forensic Psychiatry) PMDD: Can It Be Cured? FUGUE STATE ELECTROSHOCK THERAPY (Elec- troconvulsive Therapy; EST, ECT) Comparison of Assessment Tools Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SHOCK PROBATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/shock-probation/ (accessed February 5, 2023).