narcoanalysis


Also found in: Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to narcoanalysis: truth drug

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
12 (ANI): The special investigation team probing the murder of journalist and activist Gauri Lankesh will conduct a narcoanalysis test on accused K T Naveen Kumar.
RAJESH and Nupur Talwar, who are being tried for the murder of their daughter rushi and domestic help Hemraj, on Tuesday moved a petition in a special CBI court seeking that the reports of brain- mapping test, polygraph test, narcoanalysis test and psychological test conducted by the CBI be put on record.
Truth serum's respectability was restored during World War II when it was used in a therapeutic context to treat soldiers suffering from battle exhaustion through "narcoanalysis." Psychiatrists and the criminal justice system had different reasons for using truth drugs but they shared a conception of memory as permanent and accessible.
He also calls it, adopting a term first used in a similar context by Avital Ronnell (2004), narcoanalysis. There is, to be frank, something of the student jape about this as an idea, and scholars of psychoanalysis (say) have heard for long enough the soi-disant argument that Freud was a cocaine addict that they may be forgiven a quiet sigh to hear news of a new reading of the Project for a Scientific Psychology through the prism of his drug consumption.
PSYCHIATRY: ECT, narcoanalysis, electrostimulation, LP D.
MUMBAI: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officers interrogating the senior Nationalist Congress Party leader Padmasinh Patil, who is a member of Parliament and former Maharashtra home minister, and is now an accused in the murder of his cousin and Congress party leader Pawan Raje Nimbalkar, said that the accused is a "hard nut" to crack and is leveling charges against the investigating agencies to stall his interrogation, including the narcoanalysis test.
" (Non)Fiction('s) Addiction(s): A NarcoAnalysis of Virtual Worlds." In High Wired: On the Design, Use and Theory of Educational MOOs, ed.
HYPNOSIS, POLYGRAPHY, NARCOANALYSIS, VOICE STRESS AND PUPILLOMETRICS 308