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hyp·no·ther·a·py

 (hĭp′nō-thĕr′ə-pē)
n.
The use of hypnosis to treat disorders such as addictions, phobias, and depression, to change unwanted habits and behaviors, to induce relaxation, and to complement psychotherapy.

hypnotherapy

(ˌhɪpnəʊˈθɛrəpɪ)
n
(Psychiatry) the use of hypnosis in the treatment of emotional and psychogenic problems
ˌhypnoˈtherapist n

hyp•no•ther•a•py

(ˌhɪp noʊˈθɛr ə pi)

n.
treatment of a symptom, disease, or addiction by means of hypnotism.
[1895–1900]
hyp`no•ther′a•pist, n.

hypnotherapy

psychotherapy employing hypnosis. — hypnotherapeutic, adj.
See also: Hypnosis
the treatment of disease and illness by hypnosis. — hypnotherapist, n.
See also: Psychology
the treatment of disease and illness by hypnosis.
See also: Remedies

hypnotherapy

Using hypnosis to improve health.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hypnotherapy - the use of hypnosis in psychotherapy
psychotherapy - the treatment of mental or emotional problems by psychological means
Translations

hypnotherapy

[ˌhɪpnəʊˈθerəpɪ] Nhipnoterapia f

hypnotherapy

[ˌhɪpnəʊˈθɛrəpi] nhypnothérapie f

hypnotherapy

hyp·no·ther·a·py

n. hipnoterapia, tratamiento terapéutico con práctica de hipnosis.
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