autocatharsis

[aw-toh-kuh-thahr-sis]

noun Psychiatry.

a therapeutic process designed to free unconscious disturbances by having the patient write about his or her experiences, impressions, etc.

Nearby words

  1. autobiography of alice b. toklas, the,
  2. autobus,
  3. autocade,
  4. autocar,
  5. autocatalysis,
  6. autocephalous,
  7. autocephaly,
  8. autochanger,
  9. autochrome,
  10. autochthon

Origin of autocatharsis


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