therapeutic

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(psychiatry) the display of previously inhibited emotions (often in actions rather than words); considered to be healthy and therapeutic acting out
surgery concerned with therapeutic or cosmetic reformation of tissue anaplasty , plastic surgery , reconstructive surgery
any technique of behavior modification that uses unpleasant stimuli in a controlled fashion to alter behavior in a therapeutic way; primarily used for alcoholism or drug abuse (but with little success) aversion therapy
removable dental appliance that is worn in the palate for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes biteplate , bite plate
psychoanalyst's displacement of emotion onto the patient or more generally the psychoanalyst's emotional involvement in the therapeutic interaction countertransference
therapeutic application of electricity to the body (as in the treatment of various forms of paralysis) electrical healing , electric healing , electrotherapy , galvanism
any of several therapeutic approaches in which a family is treated as a whole family therapy
psychotherapy in which a small group of individuals meet with a therapist; interactions among the members are considered to be therapeutic group psychotherapy , group therapy
therapeutic exposure to sunlight heliotherapy , insolation
national park in Arkansas featuring ancient hot springs; bathing is said to have therapeutic effects Hot Springs National Park
water as therapeutic treatment hydropathy
removal by centesis of fluid from the subarachnoid space of the lumbar region of the spinal cord for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes lumbar puncture , spinal puncture , spinal tap
business establishment that offers therapeutic massage massage parlor
place where illicit sex is available under the guise of therapeutic massage massage parlor
method of therapy that involves physical or electrical therapeutic treatment modality
method, therapeutic modality
physical therapy involving the therapeutic use of crafts and hobbies for the rehabilitation of handicapped or convalescing patients (especially for emotionally disturbed patients) occupational therapy
sheet or blanket (either dry or wet) to wrap around the body for its therapeutic effect pack
massage, therapeutic physical therapy , physiotherapy
deliberately lowering the body's temperature for therapeutic purposes refrigeration
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