psychodrama


psy·cho·dra·ma

noun \-ˈdrä-mə, -ˈdra-\

Definition of PSYCHODRAMA

1
:  an extemporized dramatization designed to afford catharsis and social relearning for one or more of the participants from whose life history the plot is abstracted
2
:  a dramatic narrative or work characterized by psychological overtones
3
:  an often ongoing psychological struggle; also :  an expression of psychological turmoil
psy·cho·dra·mat·ic \-drə-ˈma-tik\ adjective

First Known Use of PSYCHODRAMA

1937

psy·cho·dra·ma

noun \ˌsī-kō-ˈdräm-ə, -ˈdram-; ˈsī-kō-ˌdräm-ə, -ˌdram-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PSYCHODRAMA

: an extemporized dramatization designed to afford catharsis and social relearning for one or more of the participants from whose life history the plot is abstracted
psy·cho·dra·mat·ic \-kō-drə-ˈmat-ik\ adjective

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