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- noun Psychotherapy.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Same as
- noun The art of curing mental disease.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Med.) The treatment of disease by acting on the mind, as by suggestion; mind cure; psychotherapy.
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- noun the branch of psychiatry concerned with psychological methods
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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.
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.
_ Including a study of the chief points of psychotherapeutics and occultism.
Bernheim inquires, and once more I agree that all forms of psychotherapeutics do, but there is a difference in analysis.
Besides deliberate psychotherapy, there is not a little unconscious psychotherapeutics in the history of medicine.
"Then you are a believer in homeopathic psychotherapeutics?"
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.
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.
Schematic treatment is a poor treatment in every department of medicine, but in psychotherapeutics it is disastrous.
Especially where the headache seems to result from hyperæmia, the trouble seems to be accessible to psychotherapeutics.