psychotherapeutic love



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  • adj. Of or pertaining to psychotherapeutics (psychotherapy)
  • adj. Cathartic

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to psychotherapeutics.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. emotionally purging
  • adj. of or relating to or practicing psychotherapy


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  • As a larger group, Asian Americans have a reputation for not cottoning to Western notions of psychological health—one survey that compared attitudes of Asian American and Caucasian American college students found that Asian Americans were more likely to believe that psychotherapeutic probing caused mental illness.

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  • Thus stoicism saves where incontinent self-expression destroys: an interesting thought, perhaps, for a psychotherapeutic age.

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  • Still, the old Bogart persists, like Hamlet's ghost, beneath the politically correct battlements of America and its whining, psychotherapeutic opportunism and puritanism.

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  • Dr. Orne diagnosed her with bipolar disorder, but his competence to do so is called into question by his early use of unsound psychotherapeutic techniques.

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  • A video of Frank O'Hara reading poetry, and two film farces by Rudy Burckhardt — exploring psychotherapeutic transference and money-lust, respectively — add an auditory backdrop to this show, in which artists Nell Blaine, Joe Brainard, Alfred Leslie, Ms. Mitchell

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  • It is, instead, his unrelenting self-absorption, compelling him to put all of us through is personal ongoing psychodrama – stuff that belongs behind closed doors with only a psychotherapeutic professional as his audience.

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  • Crissy Duff, a psychotherapeutic counsellor, said this combination of a more critical upbringing and attributed negative personality types can have a long-lasting and serious effect on daughters.

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  • Didactic seminars occurring during a protected day emphasize normal development, phenomenology, psychopathology, psychotherapeutic and pharmacologic interventions, consultation strategies, and research methodology.


  • How does character -- that is, the array of a person's pre-reflective organizing principles and the corresponding horizons of emotional experiencing -- change as a result of a successful psychotherapeutic process?

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