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Convulsive Therapy MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Convulsive Therapy
Tree Number(s)
F04.570.200
Unique ID
D003295
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003295
Annotation
do not confuse with CONVULSIONS /‌ther; do not confuse entry term SHOCK THERAPY with SHOCK /‌ther nor entry term INSULIN COMA THERAPY with INSULIN COMA
Scope Note
Convulsions induced in order to treat MENTAL DISORDERS. It is used primarily in the treatment of severe affective disorders and SCHIZOPHRENIA.
Entry Version
CONVULSIVE THER
Entry Term(s)
Coma Therapy, Insulin
Insulin Coma Therapy
Insulin Shock Therapy
Shock Therapy
Shock Therapy, Insulin
Therapy, Convulsive
Therapy, Insulin Coma
Therapy, Insulin Shock
Therapy, Shock
See Also
Insulin Coma
Public MeSH Note
81; was SHOCK THERAPY 1963-80; SHOCK THERAPY, INSULIN was heading 1963-80
Online Note
use CONVULSIVE THERAPY to search SHOCK THERAPY & SHOCK THERAPY, INSULIN 1966-80
History Note
81; was SHOCK THERAPY 1963-80; SHOCK THERAPY, INSULIN was heading 1963-80
Date Established
1981/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2007/07/09
Convulsive Therapy Preferred
Coma Therapy, Insulin Narrower
Insulin Shock Therapy Narrower
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