Definition of Psychotherapy

1. Noun. The branch of psychiatry concerned with psychological methods.




2. Noun. The treatment of mental or emotional problems by psychological means.

Definition of Psychotherapy

1. n. Psychotherapeutics.

Definition of Psychotherapy

1. Noun. The treatment of people diagnosed with mental and emotional disorders using dialogue and a variety of psychological techniques. ¹

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Definition of Psychotherapy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Psychotherapy

psychostimulant
psychostimulants
psychosurgeon
psychosurgeons
psychosurgeries
psychosurgery
psychosurgical
psychosyntheses
psychosynthesis
psychotherapeutic
psychotherapeutically
psychotherapeutics
psychotherapies
psychotherapist
psychotherapists
psychotherapy (current term)
psychotherapy group
psychothriller
psychothrillers
psychotic
psychotic belief
psychotic depression
psychotic person
psychotically
psychotics
psychotomimesis
psychotomimetic
psychotomimetics
psychotronic
psychotronics

Literary usage of Psychotherapy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Overview of Addiction Treatment Effectiveness by Mim J. Landry (1996)
"Individual psychotherapy Early attempts to engage and treat addicted patients with individual psychotherapy as the exclusive treatment approach were notable ..."

2. The Physiology of Faith and Fear: Or, The Mind in Health and Disease by William Samuel Sadler (1912)
"psychotherapy is a term which includes the modern methods of treating mental disorders ... psychotherapy should not be confused with so-called mind cure. ..."

3. The Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research by American Society for Psychical Research (1909)
"psychotherapy.* By James H. Hyslop. Readers of this Journal will have remarked that I have had occasion to criticize Prof. ..."

4. The Physiology of Faith and Fear: Or, The Mind in Health and Disease by William Samuel Sadler (1912)
"psychotherapy is a term which includes the modern methods of treating mental disorders ... psychotherapy should not be confused with so-called mind cure. ..."

5. Papers on Psycho-analysis by Ernest Jones (1913)
"The two studies are peculiarly interwoven in the case of the psycho-analytic form of psychotherapy, for, as I shall presently indicate, treatment is here ..."

6. Handbook of suggestive therapeutics, applied hypnotism, psychic science by Henry Sumner Munro (1912)
"As comprehended today, psychotherapy is as much in the domain of physical and physiological therapeutics as is medicine, electricity, hydrotherapy, massage, ..."

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