- 1. Psychotherapeutic treatment by means of hypnotism. 2. Treatment of disease by inducing a trance-like sleep.
* * *1) treatment by hypnotism2) psychotherapy that facilitates suggestion, reeducation, or analysis by means of hypnosishyp·no·ther·a·peu·tic -.ther-ə-'pyüt-ik adj
* * *n.any form of psychotherapy that utilizes hypnosis.
* * *hyp·no·ther·a·py (hip″no-therґə-pe) [hypno- + therapy] the use of hypnosis in the treatment of disease.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
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