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nar·co·a·nal·y·sis

(nar'kō-ă-nal'i-sis),
Psychotherapeutic treatment under light anesthesia, originally used in acute combat-related cases during World War II; also has been used in the treatment of childhood trauma.
See also: narcotherapy.
Synonym(s): narcosynthesis

narcosynthesis

(när′kō-sĭn′thĭ-sĭs)
n. pl. narcosynthe·ses (-sēz′)
Narcoanalysis directed toward making the patient recall repressed memories and emotional traumas.

narcosynthesis

Psychiatry Psychotherapy under partial anesthesia, induced by barbiturates, first used to treat acute mental disorders in a combat setting. See Post-traumatic stress disorder.

nar·co·a·nal·y·sis

(nahr'kō-ă-nal'i-sis)
Psychotherapeutic treatment under light anesthesia.
Synonym(s): narcosynthesis.