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milieu therapy

a type of inpatient therapy, used in psychiatric hospitals, involving prescription of particular activities and social interactions according to a patient's emotional and interpersonal needs.
Origin of milieu therapy
First recorded in 1935-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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milieu therapy in Medicine

milieu therapy n.
Psychotherapy in which the milieu is arranged for the benefit of the patient.

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