from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Psychotherapy conducted while the patient is in a sleeplike state induced by barbiturates or other drugs, especially as a means of releasing repressed feelings, thoughts, or memories. Its use is restricted to circumstances when there is a compelling, immediate need for a patient's responses.
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- n. A form of psychotherapy in which the patient is administered drugs in order to attain a sleeplike state.
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