narco therapy

narcotherapy

[nahr-koh-ther-uh-pee]
noun Psychiatry.
an infrequently used method of treating mental disorders by intravenous injection of barbiturates.

Origin:
1965–70; narco- + therapy

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narcotherapy nar·co·ther·a·py (när'kō-thěr'ə-pē)
n.
Psychotherapy conducted while the patient is under the influence of a sedative or narcotic drug.

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