narcotherapy


narcotherapy
n. treatment of mental disorders with narcotic drugs (Psychiatry)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • narcotherapy — /nahr koh ther euh pee/, n. Psychiatry. an infrequently used method of treating mental disorders by intravenous injection of barbiturates. [1965 70; NARCO + THERAPY] * * * …   Universalium

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  • narcotherapy — nar·co·therapy …   English syllables

  • narcotherapy —   n. treatment of mental disturbance by prolonged drug induced sleep …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • narcotherapy — “+ noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary narc + therapy : psychotherapy carried out with the aid of sedating or hypnotic drugs * * * /nahr koh ther euh pee/, n. Psychiatry. an infrequently used method of treating mental disorders by …   Useful english dictionary

  • Barbiturates —    (1903 and after)    Although the organic chemical industry had introduced numerous sedatives before the barbiturates (chloral hydrate, for example, was first used in psychiatry in 1869), the barbiturates enjoyed great popularity for half a… …   Historical dictionary of Psychiatry

  • Psychotherapy —    The last half of the eighteenth century saw a big upsurge of interest in using the doctor–patient relationship therapeutically, which is the essence of medical psychotherapy. In France after 1750, there had been much writing on la médecine de… …   Historical dictionary of Psychiatry

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  • narcoanalysis — Psychotherapeutic treatment under light anesthesia, originally used in acute combat cases during World War II; also has been used in the treatment of childhood trauma. SEE ALSO: narcotherapy. SYN: narcosynthesis. * * * nar·co·anal·y·sis .när kō …   Medical dictionary


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