therapeutic crisis

n.

A turning point in psychiatric treatment leading to positive or negative change.

Nearby words

  1. thera,
  2. theralite,
  3. therapeutic,
  4. therapeutic abortion,
  5. therapeutic cloning,
  6. therapeutic index,
  7. therapeutic ratio,
  8. therapeutic virus,
  9. therapeutics,
  10. therapist


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