Translation: from english

sleep therapy

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  • Deep Sleep Therapy — (or Deep Sedation Therapy, DST) was a psychiatric treatment based on the use of psychiatric drugs to induce a coma in patients diagnosed with mental disorder. Induction of deep sleep for psychiatric purposes was first tried by Scottish… …   Wikipedia

  • Deep sleep therapy — (DST), also called prolonged sleep treatment or continuous narcosis, is a psychiatric treatment based on the use of psychiatric drugs to render patients unconscious for a period of days or weeks. Contents 1 History 2 Australian Chelmsford scandal …   Wikipedia

  • Deep-Sleep Therapy and Barbiturates —    (1922)    (See also Barbiturates.)    In 1920, Zurich Burghölzli psychiatrist Jakob Klaesi (1883–1980) began using a combination of two of Roche’s barbiturates for deep sleep therapy. The idea of putting patients into a therapeutic stupor was… …   Historical dictionary of Psychiatry

  • deep-sleep therapy — /dip ˈslip θɛrəpi/ (say deep sleep theruhpee) noun a therapy, now discredited, for psychiatric disorders which relies on heavy sedation for long periods of time …   Australian English dictionary

  • continuous sleep therapy — treatment of certain mental disorders by inducing prolonged sleep (18 to 20 hours a day for about two weeks) with drugs, usually barbiturates; it is no longer used in the United States …   Medical dictionary

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  • sleep cure — sleep cure, a form of therapy used especially in European countries, in which a person suffering from insomnia, nervousness, depression, and the like is administered large doses of tranquilizers and barbiturates to keep him temporarily in a… …   Useful english dictionary

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