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mental healing

the healing of a physical ailment or disorder by mental concentration or suggestion.
Origin of mental healing
First recorded in 1885-90
Related forms
mental healer, noun Unabridged
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  • So that it seems to me that we can fairly claim a strictly scientific basis for mental healing.

  • Physical and mental healing were one and the same with this master Metaphysician.

    No and Yes Mary Baker Eddy
  • After this he developed a system of mental healing of his own, practising it298 in different towns in Maine for some years.

  • There is no pretense that this use of mental healing for headache is new or even modern.

    Psychotherapy James J. Walsh
  • In fact, unless I am mistaken, his interest in mental healing began at a time when he and his family alike were free from illness.

    The Ordeal of Mark Twain Van Wyck Brooks
  • It certainly was a mental healing, and how far the power of the mind to heal goes none of us can say.

    Stories That End Well Octave Thanet
  • There seems to have been a great development of mental healing during the nineteenth century.

  • But even here we shall find it worth while to trace broadly the history of faith and mental healing.

  • This is the KEY to all mental healing; it is the whole thing.

    The Science of Being Well Wallace Delois Wattles
  • Practically faith and mental healing had depended, till Quimby took it up, upon persons or objects.

British Dictionary definitions for mental healing

mental healing

the healing of a disorder by mental concentration or suggestion
Derived Forms
mental healer, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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