cranial electrostimulation


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cranial electrostimulation (krāˑ·nē·l i·lekˈ·trō·stim·y·lāˑ·shn),

n treatment that applies low-level electrical impulses to the mastoid process and eyelids. Has been used for insomnia and anxiety. Also called
electrosleep.
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As a former Senior Adviser to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, I advocated for testing alternative tools--such as quantitative electroencephalography (qEEG) for diagnosing and prescribing, and cranial electrostimulation for treating symptoms--and confronted stifling delays.
Evaluation of cranial electrostimulation therapy on short-term smoking cessation.