Shock


Shock

Shock may refer to:

Medical conditions

*Shock (circulatory), a circulatory medical emergency
*Acute stress reaction, often termed 'shock' by laypersons, a psychological condition in response to terrifying events
*Post-traumatic stress disorder, a long-term complication of acute stress reaction

Other meanings

*Shock (economics), an unexpected or unpredictable event that affects an economy
*Shocks (Image Processing)
*Electric shock
*Shock (mechanics)
**short for "Shock absorber"
**Shock wave, one example being a sonic boom
*Shock site, a website that is intended to be offensive or shocking to most viewers
*Shock tactics, a close quarter battle tactic, usually done by specially trained shock troops.
*Shock troops, troops trained for shock tactics, usually heavy cavalry or infantry
*The Detroit Shock, a professional women's basketball team

In the arts

*Shock (troupe), a rock/mime/burlesque/music troupe
*"Shock" (1946 film), starring Vincent Price
*"Shock" (novel), a 2001 novel by Robin Cook
*"Shock" (2004 film), a 2004 Tamil film starring Prashanth Thyagarajan
*"Shock" (2006 film), a 2006 Telugu film
*"The Shock" (1923 film), a 1923 silent film
*Shock Records, an Australian record label

ee also

*Culture shock
*Future shock
*Sticker shock
*Combat stress reaction, or "shell shock"


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  • shock — s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} 1. TS med. sindrome conseguente a insufficienza circolatoria acuta, con rapido instaurarsi di torpore mentale, astenia fisica, ipotensione arteriosa e sudorazione | reazione organica violenta indotta da un intenso …   Dizionario italiano

  • Shock! — Single par ℃ ute extrait de l’album Shocking 5 Face A SHOCK! Face B Ikiyōze! Sortie 6 janvier 2010 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • shock — m. angiol. Alteración grave de la circulación sanguínea que se manifiesta por una distribución anormal de este líquido en el organismo o por un descenso del volumen de sangre en circulación. La disminución de la cantidad de sangre que llega a los …   Diccionario médico

  • shock — shock1 [shäk] n. [Fr choc < choquer: see SHOCK1 the vt.] 1. the impact of persons, forces, etc. in combat or collision 2. a) a sudden, powerful concussion; violent blow, shake, or jar [the shock of an earthquake] b) the result or effect of s …   English World dictionary

  • Shock — Shock, n. [Cf. D. schok a bounce, jolt, or leap, OHG. scoc a swing, MHG. schoc, Icel. skykkjun tremuously, F. choc a shock, collision, a dashing or striking against, Sp. choque, It. ciocco a log. [root]161. Cf. {Shock} to shake.] 1. A quivering… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shock — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Clasificación de los tipos de Choque . HIPOVOLÉMICO NO TRAUMÁTICO Hemorragia Pérdida de líquidos TRAUMÁTICO CARDIOGÉNICO REDUCCIÓN DE FUNCIÓN SISTÓLICA Infarto agudo de miocardio Miocardiopatías Depresión miocár …   Wikipedia Español

  • Shock — Shock, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Shocked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Shocking}.] [OE. schokken; cf. D. schokken, F. choquer, Sp. chocar. [root]161. Cf. {Chuck} to strike, {Jog}, {Shake}, {Shock} a striking, {Shog}, n. & v.] 1. To give a shock to; to cause to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shock Me — «Shock Me» Canción de Kiss Álbum Love Gun Publicación 30 de Junio, 1977 Grabación Mayo, 1977 …   Wikipedia Español

  • shock — adj: of, relating to, or being a criminal sentence or condition of release involving participation in a program of vigorous physical training, discipline, regimentation, and rehabilitation therapy shock incarceration shock probation shock parole… …   Law dictionary

  • shock — Ⅰ. shock [1] ► NOUN 1) a sudden upsetting or surprising event or experience, or the resulting feeling. 2) an acute medical condition associated with a fall in blood pressure, caused by loss of blood, severe burns, sudden emotional stress, etc. 3) …   English terms dictionary


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