[ soh-see-oh-drah-muh, -dram-uh, soh-shee- ]
/ ˌsoʊ si oʊˈdrɑ mə, -ˈdræm ə, ˌsoʊ ʃi- /


a method of group psychotherapy in which each patient assumes and dramatizes a variety of roles, usually focusing on problems and conflicts arising in group situations.
Compare psychodrama.

Origin of sociodrama

First recorded in 1940–45; socio- + drama

Related forms

so·ci·o·dra·mat·ic [soh-see-oh-druh-mat-ik, soh-shee-] /ˌsoʊ si oʊ drəˈmæt ɪk, ˌsoʊ ʃi-/, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019