insulin coma therapy


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in·su·lin co·ma treat·ment

formerly used treatment of major mental illness by means of hypoglycemic coma induced by insulin.
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insulin coma therapy

An obsolete form of shock therapy in which a patient was deliberately made hypoglycemic with injected insulin.
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