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Psychotherapeutics   Listen

The branch of psychiatry concerned with psychological methods.  Synonyms: mental hygiene, psychotherapy.

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"Psychotherapeutics" Quotes from Famous Books

... when a man of powerful will and too active mind "wills" sleep; forcing him finally to choose between the horrors of insomnia, the insidious tyranny of drugs, and the doubtful and wearisome alternative of psychotherapeutics)—this pull, automatic in people of low estate, becomes bitter and often appalling where the mind is highly developed and attuned besides to the codes and customs of the best that civilization has so ...
— The Sisters-In-Law • Gertrude Atherton

... likewise belongs the credit for the cure. Their insistence on the fact that Mary's spirit could and would be of assistance, was itself as powerful a suggestion as could be hit upon by the most expert of modern practitioners of psychotherapeutics; and in unconsciously persuading the spirit to set a limit to its time of "possession" they made another suggestion of rare curative value. To the suggestionally inspired fixed idea that she was not Lurancy Vennum but Mary Roff was thus added ...
— Historic Ghosts and Ghost Hunters • H. Addington Bruce

Words linked to "Psychotherapeutics" :   psychotherapy, mental hygiene, Freudian psychology, psychological medicine, clinical psychology, psychopathology, psychiatry, Jungian psychology

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