[ nahr-koh-ther-uh-pee ]
/ ˌnɑr koʊˈθɛr ə pi /
an infrequently used method of treating mental disorders by intravenous injection of barbiturates.
- narcotic blockade,
- narcotic reversal,
Origin of narcotherapy
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[ när′kō-thĕr′ə-pē ]
Psychotherapy conducted while the patient is under the influence of a sedative or narcotic drug.
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