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Definitionthe induction of an artificial seizure in a patient by passing electricity through the brain; controversial psychiatric treatment
- We watched Cynthia come back crying from electroshock once a week.
- And this way we all passed through a month or two, Lisa and the catatonics in the TV room, Polly walking like a motorized corpse, Cynthia crying after electroshock ("I'm not sad," she explained to me, "but I can't help crying"), and me and Georgina in our double suite.
There are no more uses of "electroconvulsive therapy" in Girl Interrupted.
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