narcosynthesis


narcosynthesis
n. method for treating severe psychiatric disorders using hypnotic drugs (Medicine)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Narcosynthesis — Intervention ICD 10 PCS GZG ICD 9 CM 94.21 In …   Wikipedia

  • narcosynthesis — [när΄kō sin′thə sis] n. [ NARCO + SYNTHESIS] a method of treating an acute traumatic neurosis by working with a patient while the patient is under the influence of a hypnotic drug …   English World dictionary

  • narcosynthesis — /nahr koh sin theuh sis/, n. a treatment for psychiatric disturbances that uses narcotics. [1940 45; NARCO + SYNTHESIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • narcosynthesis — noun A form of narcoanalysis in which the patient is made to recall repressed memories …   Wiktionary

  • narcosynthesis — SYN: narcoanalysis. * * * nar·co·syn·the·sis sin(t) thə səs n, pl the·ses .sēz NARCOANALYSIS …   Medical dictionary

  • narcosynthesis — nar·co·synthesis …   English syllables

  • narcosynthesis — /nakoʊˈsɪnθəsəs/ (say nahkoh sinthuhsuhs) noun a treatment for psychiatric disturbances which uses narcotics …   Australian English dictionary

  • narcosynthesis — “+ noun Etymology: New Latin, from narc + synthesis : narcoanalysis which has as its goal a reintegration of the patient s personality * * * /nahr koh sin theuh sis/, n. a treatment for psychiatric disturbances that uses narcotics. [1940 45;… …   Useful english dictionary

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