Definition of Insulin shock treatment

1. Noun. The administration of sufficient insulin to induce convulsions and coma.




Medical Definition of Insulin shock treatment

1. Formerly used treatment for serious mental disorders in which the patient was given insulin to induce a seizure; supplanted by electroshock therapy. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Insulin Shock Treatment

insulin infusion systems
insulin injection
insulin like growth-factor-binding protein 4
insulin like growth factor
insulin lipoatrophy
insulin lipodystrophy
insulin pump
insulin reaction
insulin receptor
insulin receptor protein-tyrosine kinase
insulin receptor substrate-1 protein
insulin resistance
insulin shock
insulin shock therapies
insulin shock therapy
insulin shock treatment (current term)
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insulin zinc suspension
insulinaemia
insulinase
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insulinemia
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insulinlike
insulinogenesis
insulinogenic
insulinogogue
insulinoma
insulinomas
insulinomata

Literary usage of Insulin shock treatment

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1. Dangerous Minds: Political Psychiatry in China Today and Its Origins in the by Robin Munro, Geneva Initiative on Psychiatry (2002)
""Clinical Observations on 2663 Cases of insulin shock treatment," Chinese Journal of Nervous and Mental Diseases, no. 1,1960, pp. 19-24; Bao Zhongcheng et ..."

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