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psychotherapeutics

[sahy-koh-ther-uh-pyoo-tiks]
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noun (used with a singular verb)
  1. psychotherapy.
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Origin of psychotherapeutics

First recorded in 1870–75; psycho- + therapeutics
Related formspsy·cho·ther·a·peu·tic, adjectivepsy·cho·ther·a·peu·ti·cal·ly, adverbpsy·cho·ther·a·peu·tist, noun
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Examples from the Web for psychotherapeutic

Historical Examples

  • Prominent among them is the psychotherapeutic effect of a formal assurance.

    Psychotherapy

    Hugo Mnsterberg

  • And psychotherapeutic effort will often demand such a training for work rather than a reduction of work and rest.

    Psychotherapy

    Hugo Mnsterberg

  • Up to a certain degree, though not often completely, they too yield easily to psychotherapeutic influence.

    Psychotherapy

    Hugo Mnsterberg

  • This relativity of the mental reaction on the demands of life must always be in the foreground of the psychotherapeutic régime.

    Psychotherapy

    Hugo Mnsterberg

  • The variety of the psychotherapeutic methods is great and only some types are to be characterized here.

    Psychotherapy

    Hugo Mnsterberg


psychotherapeutic in Medicine

psychotherapeutics

(sī′kō-thĕr′ə-pyōōtĭks)
n.
  1. psychotherapy