Psychotherapeutics Psy`cho*ther`a*peu"tics, n. [Psycho- + therapeutics.] (Med.) The treatment of disease by acting on the mind, as by suggestion; mind cure; psychotherapy. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • psychotherapeutics — psychotherapeutic, adj. psychotherapeutically, adv. psychotherapeutist, n. /suy koh ther euh pyooh tiks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) psychotherapy. [1870 75; PSYCHO + THERAPEUTICS] * * * …   Universalium

  • psychotherapeutics — noun psychotherapy …   Wiktionary

  • psychotherapeutics — SYN: psychotherapy. * * * psy·cho·ther·a·peu·tics iks n pl but sing or pl in constr PSYCHOTHERAPY * * * psy·cho·ther·a·peu·tics (si″ko ther″ə puґtiks) psychotherapy …   Medical dictionary

  • psychotherapeutics — n. treatment of mental disorders through psychological means …   English contemporary dictionary

  • psychotherapeutics — psy·cho·therapeutics …   English syllables

  • psychotherapeutics — psy•cho•ther•a•peu•tics [[t]ˌsaɪ koʊˌθɛr əˈpyu tɪks[/t]] n. (used with a sing. v.) pst psychotherapy • Etymology: 1870–75 psy cho•ther a•peu′tic, adj. psy cho•ther a•peu′ti•cal•ly, adv. psy cho•ther a•peu′tist, n …   From formal English to slang

  • psychotherapeutics — /ˌsaɪkoʊθɛrəˈpjutɪks/ (say .suykohtheruh pyoohtiks) noun therapeutics concerned with the treatment of disease by psychological influence, as by mental suggestion. –psychotherapeutically, adverb –psychotherapeutist, noun …  

  • psychotherapeutics — noun the branch of psychiatry concerned with psychological methods • Syn: ↑psychotherapy, ↑mental hygiene • Derivationally related forms: ↑psychotherapeutic (for: ↑psychotherapy), ↑psychotherapist ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Psychotherapy — • That branch of therapeutics which uses the mind to influence the body Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Psychotherapy     Psychotherapy      …   Catholic encyclopedia

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