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psychotherapeutics

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Psychotherapy.

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  • n. psychotherapy

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The treatment of disease by acting on the mind, as by suggestion; mind cure; psychotherapy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The art of curing mental disease.
  • n. Same as psychotherapy, 2.

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

  • n. the branch of psychiatry concerned with psychological methods

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Examples

  • The same survey found that as of 2008, psychotherapeutics like stimulants and sedatives were the fourth most common drug of choice among 18- to 25-year-olds, with about 5 percent preferring them over alcohol, tobacco or marijuana.

    Educators aware of prescription drug use, turn to prevention

  • There is reason to believe that the alliance of medicine and religion has come to stay, and that the present excitement over psychotherapeutics will settle down into a scientific utilization of religious motive and medical knowledge to prevent mental and moral disease.

    Civics and Health

  • _ Including a study of the chief points of psychotherapeutics and occultism.

    Introduction to the Science of Sociology

  • Bernheim inquires, and once more I agree that all forms of psychotherapeutics do, but there is a difference in analysis.

    The Journal of Abnormal Psychology

  • Besides deliberate psychotherapy, there is not a little unconscious psychotherapeutics in the history of medicine.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • "Then you are a believer in homeopathic psychotherapeutics?"

    Odd Numbers Being Further Chronicles of Shorty McCabe

  • We can talk about faith cure, Christian Science, mind cure, hypnotism, psychotherapeutics, or any other forms of nerve cure which at the very best can only give the man a gentle shunt toward the middle of the stream of life.

    Nerves and Common Sense

  • Yet the influence of these movements on the medical world remained insignificant until a new great wave of psychotherapeutics by means of suggestion began in France in the sixties.

    Psychotherapy

  • Schematic treatment is a poor treatment in every department of medicine, but in psychotherapeutics it is disastrous.

    Psychotherapy

  • Especially where the headache seems to result from hyperæmia, the trouble seems to be accessible to psychotherapeutics.

    Psychotherapy

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