Insulin Coma Therapy
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Insulin coma therapy (ICT) for severe forms of schizophrenia, and for some anxiety and tension states, was one of the most helpful tools for psychiatry until the advent of tranquilizing drugs of the phenothiazine class. (19 pp.)
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One comment on “Insulin Coma Therapy”
This is one of the most horrifying historic texts I’ve come across – a blind endorsement of insulin shock therapy, in light of our contemporary understanding of how insulin straightforwardly deprives the brain of its fuel, causing irreparable damage. Valuable to have this freely available as documentation of psychiatric abuse.