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.

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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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