ATROPINE-COMA THERAPY (ACT)

a historical method of treating agitation and psychoses by administering a dose of atropine sulfate to induce coma.

ATROPINE-COMA THERAPY (ACT): "A person suffering psychoses was once treated with atropine-coma therapy, in order to induce coma."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ATROPINE-COMA THERAPY (ACT)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/atropine-coma-therapy-act/ (accessed October 20, 2021).
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