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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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ECTECT /ˌiː siː ˈtiː/ noun [uncountable]  MH(electro-convulsive therapy) another word for electric shock therapy
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ECTTreatments offered to black people are more likely to be physical, such as drugs and ECT, rather than counselling and psychotherapy options.Was that why she wanted to be given ECT?No prior drug therapy had that effect and neither had any previous course of ECT.It would save some patients from being precipitated into depression and the concomitant risks of treatment with ECT.
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