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metrazol shock therapy


Definitions from WordNet

Noun metrazol shock therapy has 1 sense
  1. metrazol shock, metrazol shock therapy, metrazol shock treatment - the administration of sufficient Metrazol to induce convulsions and coma
    --1 is a kind of shock therapy, shock treatment

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Metrazol Shock Therapy


Metrazol shock therapy, also known as Metrazol convulsive therapy or Metrazol-induced seizure therapy, is a psychiatric treatment method used in the past for various mental disorders. It involved the administration of Metrazol, a chemical convulsant, to induce seizures in patients in order to treat conditions such as depression, schizophrenia, and other psychiatric illnesses.

Sample Sentences:

  1. Metrazol shock therapy was commonly used in the mid-20th century as a treatment for severe depression.
  2. Although metrazol shock therapy has been largely discontinued, it played a significant role in the history of psychiatric treatments.
  3. The side effects of metrazol shock therapy were often harsh, including headaches and muscle pain.
  4. Researchers conducted studies to explore the effectiveness and safety of metrazol shock therapy for various mental disorders.

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