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interpretation

 [in-ter″prĕ-ta´shun]
1. an explanation.
2. in psychotherapy, the therapist's periodic explanation to the patient of the latent content or hidden meanings of the patient's mental phenomena as expressed through free association, descriptions of dreams, and other aspects.
laboratory data interpretation in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the critical analysis of patient laboratory data in order to assist with clinical decision making.
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in·ter·pre·ta·tion

(in-ter'prĕ-tā'shŭn),
1. In psychoanalysis, the characteristic therapeutic intervention of the analyst.
2. In clinical psychology, drawing inferences and formulating the meaning in terms of the psychological dynamics inherent in a person's responses to psychological tests or during psychotherapy.
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in·ter·pre·ta·tion

(in-tĕr'prĕ-tā'shŭn)
1. psychoanalysis The characteristic therapeutic intervention of the analyst.
2. clinical psychology Drawing inferences and formulating the meaning in terms of the psychological dynamics inherent in a person's responses to psychological tests or during psychotherapy.
[L. interpretatio]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

in·ter·pre·ta·tion

(in-tĕr'prĕ-tā'shŭn)
clinical psychology drawing inferences and formulating the meaning in terms of the psychological dynamics inherent in a person's responses in therapy.
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