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n. (used with a sing. verb)


(ˌsaɪ koʊˈθɛr ə pi)

n., pl. -pies.
the treatment of psychological disorders or maladjustments by a professional technique, as psychoanalysis, group therapy, or behavioral therapy.
psy`cho•ther′a•pist, n.
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Noun1.psychotherapeutics - the branch of psychiatry concerned with psychological methodspsychotherapeutics - the branch of psychiatry concerned with psychological methods
psychiatry, psychological medicine, psychopathology - the branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders
clinical psychology - the branch of psychology concerned with the treatment of abnormal mentation and behavior
Freudian psychology - the psychological theories of Sigmund Freud
Jungian psychology - the psychological theories of Carl Jung
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dagger]) Illicit drugs are defined in the NSDUH as marijuana, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or prescription-type psychotherapeutics used nonmedically.
Development of the burden of prior authorization of psychotherapeutics (BoPAP) scale to assess the effects of prior authorization among Texas Medicaid providers.
The National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH, 2013) reported a significant increase in nonmedical use of prescription psychotherapeutics (14,657 to 16,666, p=0.
21519212225 The high prescription frequency of antibiotics analgesics GI drugs multivitamins and psychotherapeutics may indicate tendency of physicians towards symptomatic relief rather than curative treatment.
Thousands of similar stories link suicide, self-harm, and violent behavior to psychotherapeutics, but these medicines, often referred to as blockbuster drugs because they top $1 billion in annual sales, are among the most popular in medical history.
5 million persons aged 12 or older who used psychotherapeutics nonmedically for the first time within the past year" (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2008, p.
Data from the 2010 NSDUH showed that the average age of first non-medical use of any psychotherapeutics by the surveyed sample was 21 years of age.
To manage these patients both psychotherapeutics and psychosocial interventions are required.
8 million people in the United States aged 12 or older were current users of illicit drugs, such as cocaine/crack, marijuana, heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, and nonmedical users of prescription psychotherapeutics.
Brain Emotional Systems and Qualities of Mental Life: From Animal Models of Affect to Implications for Psychotherapeutics.
7 million current-month users--followed by psychotherapeutics (7 million), cocaine (1.