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electroconvulsive therapy (usually uncountable, plural electroconvulsive therapies)

  1. (medicine) A biomedical therapy for severely depressed patients in which a brief electric current is sent through the brain of an anesthetized patient.
    The therapeutic effects of low and high energy electroconvulsive therapies are quite different.

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