THE TREATMENT OF SCHIZOPHRENIA: A Survey of the Literature* Leland E. Hinsie, M.D. CONTENTS A. Prophylaxis B. Psychotherapy C. Biological preparations 1. Organotherapy (a) Testicular preparations, (b) ovarian preparations, (c) thyroid preparations, (d) thymus preparations. D. Pharmacotherapy 1. Prolonged narcosis (a) Sodium nucleate 2. Artificial leucocytosis (a) Sodium nucleate 3. Sodium chloride infusion 4. Cocain hydrochloride 5. Injections of metallic salts 6. Strychnotonon 7. Magnesium sulphate intraspinally 8. Luminal 9. Arsenic E. Fever therapy 1. Tuberculin 2. Typhoid vaccine 3. Malaria F. Aseptic meningitis 1. Horse serum intraspinally G. Serotherapy 1. Heterogenous serum 2. Autogenous serum *Reprinted from Psychiatric Quarterly, Volume 3 (1929). The author was affiliated with the New York State Psychiatric Institute, Ward's Island, New York. PSYCHIATRIC QUARTERLY, Vol. 70, No. 1, Spring 1999 0033-2720/99/0300-0005$16.00/0 5 PSYCHIATRIC QUARTERLY H. Focal infection J. Physiotherapy 1. Hydrotherapy 2. Diathermy K. Surgical procedures 1. Appendicostomy 2. Thyroidectomy 3. Vasectomy 4. Lumbar puncture L. Occupational therapy M. Summary Not long after Kraepelin attempted to define the mental disorder which he called dementia praecox and now more generally known as schizophrenia, there fol- lowed not only a general awakening of clinical interests but gradually a more rational therapeutic attitude began to manifest
Psychiatric Quarterly – Springer Journals
Published: Oct 3, 2004
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