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INSULIN COMA THERAPY

Date
1940-1952
Reference
RET/6/25
Part of
The Retreat Archive
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work

Description

Insulin coma therapy (insulin shock therapy) was introduced at the Retreat in October 1938 for treatment of patients with schizophrenia and other affective psychosis. This followed favourable reports of the treatment at the Annual Meeting of the Medico Psychological Association in July 1938.

Publication/Creation

1940-1952

Physical description

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