Insulin shock therapy

[in-suh-lin-koh-muh, ins-yuh-] /ˈɪn sə lɪnˌkoʊ mə, ˈɪns yə-/

noun, Psychiatry.
a former treatment for mental illness, especially schizophrenia, employing insulin-induced hypoglycemia as a method for producing convulsive seizures.


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