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the·o·ther·a·py

(thē'ō-thār'ă-pē),
Treatment of disease by prayer or religious exercises.
[G. theos, god, + therapeia, therapy]

theotherapy

[thē′ōther′əpē]
Etymology: Gk, theos, god, therapeia, treatment
a therapeutic approach to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease and dysfunction based on religious or spiritual beliefs.

theotherapy

A form of alternative-medicine self-healing, developed by Peter Lemesurier, in which a patient identifies a Greek god/goddess whose personality profile characterises what the patient wants to become. Once identified, the patient then attempts to adopt the deity’s positive characteristics.

theotherapy

(thē″ō-thĕr′ă-pē) [Gr. theos, god, + therapeia, treatment]
The treatment of disease by spiritual and religious methods.
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