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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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NOTE: Misuse of prescription psychotherapeutics is defined as use in any way not directed by a doctor, including use without a prescription of one's own; use in greater amounts, more often, or longer than told; or use in any other way not directed by a doctor.
M2 PHARMA-July 31, 2018-Saladax Biomedical Releases Psychotherapeutics Assays at AACC 2018
Brain emotional systems and qualities of mental life: From animal models of affect to implications for psychotherapeutics. In D.
Questions included age at first use; lifetime, annual, and past-month usage for the following drug classes: cannabis, cocaine, hallucinogens, heroin, inhalants, alcohol, and tobacco; nonmedical use of prescription drugs including psychotherapeutics; and poly-substance use.
([dagger]) Illicit drugs are defined in the NSDUH as marijuana, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or prescription-type psychotherapeutics used nonmedically.
Implications for cognitively based psychotherapeutics. J Nerv Ment Dis 2008; 196:207-210.
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=0.01) and painkillers (11,143 to 12,489, p=0.01) across age groups within a year's time (2011 2012).
Compared to multivitamin prescription of our study (37.8%) other studies in the region report varying frequencies from 5.9% to 50%.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.Use of generic drug names is recommended worldwide but was very low in our study.
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.
32), while the NSDUH reports that "in 2007, there were 2.5 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.