shock treatment

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Noun1.shock treatment - treatment of certain psychotic states by the administration of shocks that are followed by convulsionsshock treatment - treatment of certain psychotic states by the administration of shocks that are followed by convulsions
therapy - (medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.); "the quarterback is undergoing treatment for a knee injury"; "he tried every treatment the doctors suggested"; "heat therapy gave the best relief"
ECT, electroconvulsive therapy, electroshock, electroshock therapy - the administration of a strong electric current that passes through the brain to induce convulsions and coma
insulin shock therapy, insulin shock treatment, insulin shock - the administration of sufficient insulin to induce convulsions and coma
metrazol shock, metrazol shock therapy, metrazol shock treatment - the administration of sufficient Metrazol to induce convulsions and coma
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Entrepreneur Development Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Md Yusof said this 'shock treatment' would spur the co-operatives to explore opportunities provided by the government for the sector.
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Slome authored the new guide "Shock Treatment" to create a heightened understanding among consumers.
In 2003 prison officer Neville Husband was jailed for sexually abusing inmates at the centre, which was notorious for its short, sharp shock treatment in the 1970s-1980s and closed in 1988.
He continued to refuse to cooperate with the police and they gave him the shock treatment.