SHOCK THERAPY

treating severe mental disorders by using drugs and an electric current to give a shock to the nervous system. Read about coma therapy; electroconvulsive therapy for more understanding.

SHOCK THERAPY: "Shock therapy is used to treat some severe mental illnesses and disorders."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SHOCK THERAPY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/shock-therapy/ (accessed October 17, 2019).
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