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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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The report lists 'illicit drugs as 'marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or prescription-type psychotherapeutics used nonmedically.
Trends in psychotherapeutics use - discussion, number and % of persons: 2012 vs.
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.
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.
7 million current-month users - followed by psychotherapeutics (7 million), cocaine (1.
7 million current-month users--followed by psychotherapeutics (7 million), cocaine (1.
Prescription opioid analgesics played a dominant role in deaths with a secondary contribution from psychotherapeutics.
Illicit drugs include marijuana, cocaine, inhalants, heroin, hallucinogens and non-medical use of psychotherapeutics.
Common drugs causing QT prolongation are anti-arrhythmics, antihistamines, calcium channel blockers, psychotherapeutics and antibiotics including the antifungals.
A similar trend was observed with prescription-type psychotherapeutics.
23) Interestingly, average annual growth rates are lower, albeit still considerable in the subclass of psychotherapeutics designated as "other psychotropics, including tranquilizers," which includes the second generation atypical antipsychotic drugs for treatment of schizophrenia and bipolar mania disorder.
The MPHTSSM simultaneously determines the action of new chemical entities on the function of multiple genes, thus using the power of genomics to discover the next generation of psychotherapeutics.