[ hip-noh-ther-uh-pee ]
/ ˌhɪp noʊˈθɛr ə pi /
treatment of a symptom, disease, or addiction by means of hypnotism.
Related formshyp·no·ther·a·pist, noun
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Examples from the Web for hypnotherapy
A number of things, like exercise, hypnotherapy, nerve feedback, talk therapy.Jenny Lewis on 'The Voyager,' the End of Rilo Kiley, and High School Classmate Angelina Jolie|Marlow Stern|August 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The somnambulistic state is necessary in hypnotherapy when there is a need for the patient to relive some traumatic episode.A Practical Guide to Self-Hypnosis|Melvin Powers
British Dictionary definitions for hypnotherapy
/ (ˌhɪpnəʊˈθɛrəpɪ) /
the use of hypnosis in the treatment of emotional and psychogenic problems
Derived Formshypnotherapist, noun
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Word Origin and History for hypnotherapy
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Medicine definitions for hypnotherapy
[ hĭp′nō-thĕr′ə-pē ]
Therapy using hypnosis, especially for chronic pain.
Treatment of disease by inducing prolonged sleep.
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