Today, electroconvulsive therapy is usually performed under full anesthesia after administration of a muscle relaxant.
Drugs, radiation, electroshock, surgery.
Rick Yancey -- The 5th Wave
So was electroshock, I reminded them.
Ransom Riggs -- Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
The earliest kids they had brought in, the first guinea pigs, had been subjected to a whole array of electroshock and brain-chop-shop terrors.
Alexandra Bracken -- The Darkest Minds
"You remind me of my wife," Len said after a long silence, during which my mother had drawn an orange poodle and what looked like a blue horse undergoing electroshock treatment.
Alice Sebold -- The Lovely Bones
We watched Cynthia come back crying from electroshock once a week.
Susanna Kaysen -- Girl Interrupted
You can see where they strapped down the crazies and gave them electroshock.
John Green -- Paper Towns
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.