[ hip-noh-uh-nal-uh-sis ]
/ ˌhɪp noʊ əˈnæl ə sɪs /


a method of psychoanalysis in which a patient is put into hypnosis in an attempt to secure analytic data, free associations, and early emotional reactions.

Origin of hypnoanalysis

First recorded in 1915–20; hypno- + analysis

OTHER WORDS FROM hypnoanalysis

hyp·no·an·a·lyt·ic [hip-noh-an-l-it-ik] /ˌhɪp noʊˌæn lˈɪt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hypnoanalysis

/ (ˌhɪpnəʊəˈnælɪsɪs) /


psychol psychoanalysis conducted on a hypnotized person

Derived forms of hypnoanalysis

hypnoanalytic (ˌhɪpnəʊˌænəˈlɪtɪk), adjective
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Medicine definitions for hypnoanalysis

[ hĭp′nō-ə-nălĭ-sĭs ]


The use of hypnosis and psychoanalytic techniques.
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