Schizophrenia and Its Treatment by Insulin and Cardiazol

Fraser, J. D (1940) Schizophrenia and Its Treatment by Insulin and Cardiazol. MD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

(1) An account of schizophrenia and its various types is given. (2) The technique of the insulin and cardiazol treatment is given in detail along with complications and theories regarding the rationale. (3) Five cases treated with insulin are described in detail and the results of experiments on the pupils, blood sugar, pulse rate and blood pressure are shown. A table of results is given. (4) The rationale of the treatment is discussed and a stimulation of both sides of the autonomic nervous system is shown to occur.

Item Type: Thesis (MD)
Qualification Level: Doctoral
Keywords: Medicine, Mental health
Date of Award: 1940
Depositing User: Enlighten Team
Unique ID: glathesis:1940-80189
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 31 Mar 2020 09:09
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2020 09:09
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/80189

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