insulin shock therapy

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Synonyms for insulin shock therapy

the administration of sufficient insulin to induce convulsions and coma

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Emotional reactions reported during insulin shock therapy may be stronger than those experienced during insulin reactions, due to contextual, psychological, and biological factors.
Some observations on insulin shock therapy. British Journal of Medical Psychology, 22, 183-188.
The film compresses all of Nash's hospitalization into one where he received insulin shock therapy to the point of grand mal convulsions.
Will she risk his genius to restore his sanity through more insulin shock therapy? Heroically, she sends the psychiatrist away (in this film he makes a house call) and tries to connect lovingly with her delusional husband.
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