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the use of low-intensity electricity, below the threshold for inducing convulsions, in the treatment of insomnia, anxiety, or depression.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
Sleep induced by passage of a controlled low-voltage current through the brain; can be used for therapeutic, diagnostic, or experimental purposes. Compare: electroshock therapy.
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Sleep produced by the passage of mild electrical impulses through parts of the brain.
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