marathon group


noun Psychology.

an encounter group that meets for an extended period of time, as eight hours to a week, in the belief that the resultant intensity and intimacy will lead to a more open expression of feelings.

Nearby words

  1. maratha,
  2. maratha confederacy,
  3. marathas,
  4. marathi,
  5. marathon,
  6. marathon, battle of,
  7. marathoner,
  8. marathonian,
  9. maraud,
  10. marauder

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British Dictionary definitions for marathon group

marathon group

noun

(in psychotherapy) an encounter group that lasts for many hours or days
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