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narcoanalysis

Pronunciation: nar'ko-a-nal'i-sis

Definition: Psychotherapeutic treatment under light anesthesia, originally used in acute combat-related cases during World War II; also has been used in the treatment of childhood trauma.

Synonym(s): narcosynthesis

See Also: narcotherapy

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