a type of inpatient therapy, used in psychiatric hospitals, involving prescription of particular activities and social interactions according to a patient's emotional and interpersonal needs.
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Origin of milieu therapy
First recorded in 1935–40
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Psychotherapy in which the milieu is arranged for the benefit of the patient.
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