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psy·cho·ther·a·py

(sī-kō-thār'ă-pē),
Treatment of emotional, behavioral, personality, and psychiatric disorders based primarily on verbal or nonverbal communication and interventions with the patient, in contrast to treatments using chemical and physical measures. See entries under psychoanalysis; psychiatry; psychology; therapy
Synonym(s): psychotherapeutics
[psycho- + G. therapeia, treatment]

psychotherapeutics

(sī′kō-thĕr′ə-pyo͞o′tĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
Psychotherapy.

psychotherapeutics

[-tiks]
Etymology: Gk, psyche + therapeia, treatment
the treatment of mental disorders by means of psychotherapy.

psy·cho·ther·a·py

(sī'kō-thār'ă-pē)
Treatment of emotional, behavioral, personality, and psychiatric disorders based primarily on verbal or nonverbal communication and interventions with the patient, in contrast to treatments using chemical and physical measures.
See also: psychoanalysis, psychiatry, psychology, therapy
Synonym(s): psychotherapeutics.
[psycho- + G. therapeia, treatment]
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They were queried on use of illicit drugs including marijuana/hashish, cocaine/crack, heroin, hallucinogens, and inhalants, as well as nonmedical use of prescription-type psychotherapeutic medications.
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The purpose of psychotherapeutics, or psychoanalysis, as Freud called it, is therefore to ferret out from the patient's past the veiled origins of the current disorder, and by retrieving the painful memories that have been banished, to disarm them.
Traditionalist intellectuals, led by the neo-orthodox thinker Will Herberg, were appalled at the incursion of psychotherapeutics into the religious sanctum.
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The first half of Paul Newham's The Singing Cure introduces some theoretical paradigms behind the psychotherapeutics of singing and vocal expression, while the second half explains the process of voice movement therapy, described as a synthesis of scientific and artistic techniques that release the voice, body, and mind from constriction and inhibition.