narcoanalysis

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nar·co·a·nal·y·sis

 (när′kō-ə-năl′ĭ-sĭs)
n. pl. nar·co·a·nal·y·ses (-sēz′)
Psychotherapy conducted while the patient is in a sleeplike state induced by barbiturates or other drugs, especially as a means of releasing repressed feelings, thoughts, or memories. Its use is restricted to circumstances where there is a compelling, immediate need for a patient's responses.

nar′co·an′a·lyt′ic (-ăn′ə-lĭt′ĭk) adj.

narcoanalysis

(ˌnɑːkəʊəˈnælɪsɪs)
n
(Psychoanalysis) psychoanalysis of a patient in a trance induced by a narcotic drug

narcoanalysis

narcotherapy.
See also: Sleep
Translations

nar·co·a·nal·y·sis

n. narcoanálisis, tratamiento de psicoterapia usado originalmente en casos de psicosis de guerra, y también en el tratamiento de trauma infantil. V.: narcosynthesis.
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