supportive therapy

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supportive therapy
1.  med any treatment, such as the intravenous administration of certain fluids, designed to reinforce or sustain the physiological well-being of a patient
2.  psychol a form of therapy for mental disturbances employing guidance and encouragement to develop the patient's own resources

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