Medical therapy using electric currents. Also called electrotherapeutics.(noun)
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Use "electrotherapy" in a sentence
"At the national level this has meant finalising the draft regulations that will deal, among other things, with the licensing of establishments for treatment of mental health problems and will set quality standards for some of the more controversial forms of treatment - such as electrotherapy and sleep therapy."
"Using a system known as cranial electrotherapy stimulation (CES), NuCalm consists of a generator and a headset that transmits relaxing electrical and sound frequencies to the brain."
"He wins himself an Academy Award and leaves the public with an eerie image of electrotherapy."