electroshock treatment


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electroshock treatment

[ɪˌlektrəʊʃɒkˈtriːtmənt] Nelectrochoque m
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From my experience of 35 years, I have noticed that every patient that [has undergone] electroshock treatment does not respond to any medication," Labban said.
One might reasonably argue that Kesey's iconic work seems dated in some respects, with its barbaric use of electroshock treatment, frontal lobe lobotomy, and World Series reference.
Unlike earlier electroshock treatment programs, which tended to placate people with mental disturbances, the goal of this work is to help people with learning disorders overcome their difficulties, and to help others learn better generally.
The defibrillator is used to provide life-saving electroshock treatment for people who suffer a heart attack or cardiac arrest.
In an interview with Oprah in 2011, Fisher even admitted to regularly undergoing electroshock treatment, one of the most taboo forms of therapy, to relieve symptoms of her chronic depression.
The charges against Russell foreshadowed the travails of Thomas Eagleton in 1972, whose vice presidential nomination was derailed by revelations that he had undergone electroshock treatment, and accusations of homosexuality continue to dog a variety of crusading moral conservatives.
Hope you feel better after that electroshock treatment," said Simon, before we were back on familiar ground with Notorious and Girls On Film.
NEW SHOCK TREATMENT--Neither electric stimulation nor convulsion may be necessary components in the electroshock treatment of certain types of mental illness.
If medication fails, the PORT report recommends that within a year electroshock treatment commence (Recommendation 19).