insulin shock treatment

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Noun1.insulin shock treatment - the administration of sufficient insulin to induce convulsions and coma
shock therapy, shock treatment - treatment of certain psychotic states by the administration of shocks that are followed by convulsions
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Despite its widespread use, some confusion surrounded the term "insulin coma." It often has been referred to in the literature as "insulin shock therapy." The original German term for the treatment (Insulin-shock-behandlung) was translated into English as "insulin shock treatment." (5) Dr.
Then torn up as we see Nash come apart, enduring insulin shock treatment and spells in institutions.

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