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  • n. A discipline invented by L. Ron Hubbard designed to heal psychosomatic illnesses by cleansing the mind of engrams.


From an alteration of dianoetic. (Wiktionary)



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  • Dianetics spiritual healing technology can help alleviate such ailments as unwanted sensations and emotions, irrational fears and psychosomatic illnesses (illness caused or aggravated by mental stress). The word Dianetics comes from the Greek words dia, meaning through and nous, soul. The full and proper definition of Dianetics is what the soul is doing to the body through the mind.

    June 15, 2009