CARBON DIOXIDE THERAPY

n. a type of inhalation therapy formerly applied to patients with symptoms of anxiety, conversion disorder, and similar psychophysiological conditions. The method interrupted a pathological condition by inducing unconsciousness. First used by Hungarian-American psychiatrist Eadislaud Joseph Meduna in the 1920s.

CARBON DIOXIDE THERAPY: "Carbon dioxide therapy is no longer recommended for use in any form of psychotherapy."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CARBON DIOXIDE THERAPY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/carbon-dioxide-therapy/ (accessed July 6, 2020).
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