an act or manner of treating.
action or behavior toward a person, animal, etc.
management in the application of medicines, surgery, etc.
literary or artistic handling, especially with reference to style.
subjection to some agent or action.
Movies, Television. a preliminary outline of a film or teleplay laying out the key scenes, characters, and locales.

1550–60; treat + -ment

nontreatment, noun
overtreatment, noun
posttreatment, adjective
self-treatment, noun

1. handling, management, conduct, approach. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To self-treatment
World English Dictionary
the act or an instance of applying (medical) treatment to oneself

treatment (ˈtriːtmənt)
1.  the application of medicines, surgery, psychotherapy, etc, to a patient or to a disease or symptom
2.  the manner of handling or dealing with a person or thing, as in a literary or artistic work
3.  the act, practice, or manner of treating
4.  films an expansion of a script into sequence form, indicating camera angles, dialogue, etc
5.  slang the treatment the usual manner of dealing with a particular type of person (esp in the phrase give someone the (full) treatment)

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
American Heritage
Medical Dictionary

self-treatment n.
Treatment of oneself without professional supervision so as to alleviate an illness or a condition.

treatment treat·ment (trēt'mənt)
Administration or application of remedies to a patient or for a disease or an injury; medicinal or surgical management; therapy.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature