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n. pl. nar·co·syn·the·ses (-sēz′)
Narcoanalysis directed toward making the patient recall repressed memories and emotional traumas.
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(Psychiatry) obsolete a technique in narcoanalysis in which the patient is encouraged to reveal suppressed emotions or memories with the aid of narcotic drugs. This is followed by a period of synthesis in which the patient is asked to discuss these revelations
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a form of treatment for mental illness that involves placing the patient under the influence of a narcotic.See also: Drugs, Insanity
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